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Ferdinand Magellan (Famous Explorers)

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Published by PowerKids Press .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Portugal,
  • General,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • d. 1521,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Magalhaes, Fernao de,,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Voyages around the world,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography,
  • Explorers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8120936M
ISBN 100823955621
ISBN 109780823955626

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