The serpent shell by Ross, David

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Published by Barron"s in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sea monsters -- Fiction.,
  • Seashore -- Fiction.,
  • Grandfathers -- Fiction.

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While walking on the beach with his grandfather, James asks to hear the story about another young boy long ago who helped save a sea serpent that was stranded on the beach.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDavid Ross ; illustrated by Jan Nesbitt.
ContributionsNesbitt, Jan, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.R719643 Se 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1404440M
ISBN 100812063503
LC Control Number93012581
OCLC/WorldCa27815428

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