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Poison in animals

Philip Street

Poison in animals

by Philip Street

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Published by Kestrel Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poisonous animals -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[by] Philip Street ; illustrated by Carol Lawson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL100 .S77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4478213M
    ISBN 100722654235
    LC Control Number79306036
    OCLC/WorldCa5075934

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