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One beastly beast (two aliens, three inventors, four fantastic tales) by Garth Nix

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Children"s stories, Australian

Book details:

About the Edition

A collection of four fantasy tales in which a boy joins a strange navy in pursuit of video pirates, a neglected princess seeks adventure, an orphaned inventor seeks the perfect parents, and a genius girl faces a sea serpent.

Edition Notes

First published: Australia : Koala Books, 1999.

Other titles1 beastly beast :
Statementby Garth Nix ; illustrated by Brian Biggs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.N647 One 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22860742M
ISBN 100060843195
ISBN 109780060843199
LC Control Number2006027916

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