Strung with contour lines

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  • Published 20131203
  • ISBN: 9781922079992
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

‘I can’t believe that!’ said Alice.

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Alice Curry

Dr Alice Curry is an Honorary Associate of Macquarie UniversityShe is the Children's Literature Advisor to the Commonwealth Education Trust, for whom she compiled...

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