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The whale shark

Megan Borgert-Spaniol

The whale shark

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Bellwether Media, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Whale shark

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Megan Borgert-Spaniol
    SeriesPilot books: shark fact files
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL638.95.R4 B67 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25206010M
    ISBN 109781600148071
    LC Control Number2012001698


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