Witches (World of Horror) by John Hamilton

Cover of: Witches (World of Horror) | John Hamilton

Published by ABDO & Daughters .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Unexplained Phenomena And Wonders (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Curiosities & Wonders,
  • Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Druids and druidism,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Magic,
  • Shamans

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8901857M
ISBN 101599287765
ISBN 109781599287768
OCLC/WorldCa72699161

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