Shakespeare"s stories. by Beverley Birch

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Published by Wings Books, Distributed by Outlet Book Co. in New York, Avenel, N.J .

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  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Comedies -- Adaptations -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stories, plots, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations.

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Statementretold by Beverley Birch ; illustrated by Carol Tarrant.
GenreAdaptations, Juvenile literature., Adaptations.
ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Tarrant, Carol, ill.
LC ClassificationsPR2877 .B44 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1405166M
ISBN 100517093588
LC Control Number93013366

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