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A treasury of pirate stories

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Published by Kingfishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Short stories,
  • Pirates,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A collection of stories about pirates and pirating, by such authors as Joan Aiken, J. M. Barrie, and Robert Louis Stevenson.

    Edition Notes

    Statementchosen by Tony Bradman ; illustrated by Tony Ross
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ5 .T75525 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24931309M
    ISBN 100753451905
    ISBN 109780753451908
    LC Control Number98050248
    OCLC/WorldCa62993274

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Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United /5(4). Tony Bradman was a pop music journalist before becoming a children's book writer and reviewer in He has written fiction, poetry, and edited a number of highly successful anthologies.

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