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8 edition of Great things to be! found in the catalog.

Great things to be!

Blue"s book about jobs

by Michael T. Smith

  • 89 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Simon Spotlight/Nick, Jr. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toy and movable books -- Specimens,
  • Occupations -- Fiction,
  • Dogs -- Fiction,
  • Toy and movable books

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBlue"s book about jobs, Blue"s clues (Television program)
    Statementby Michael T. Smith ; illustrated by David Cutting.
    GenreSpecimens., Fiction.
    SeriesBlue"s clues
    ContributionsCutting, David, ill., Johnson, Traci Paige., Kessler, Todd., Santomero, Angela C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S65557 Gre 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3970887M
    ISBN 100689832206
    LC Control Number2001278100
    OCLC/WorldCa45210373


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