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Victorian Ghost Stories by Mike Stocks

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Published by Usborne Books .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Horror & Ghost Stories,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - Horror,
  • Short stories,
  • Horror stories,
  • Classics,
  • Ghost stories

Book details:

Edition Notes

Paperback Classics

ContributionsDarrell Warner (Illustrator), Anthony Marks (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9800776M
ISBN 100794501125
ISBN 109780794501129

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