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Popcorn: History Corner: Vikings

By Alice Harman

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  • £7.99

A beginner's look at some of the people and events in history that have shaped our world.

A fun and interactive beginners look at amazing events and people in history.

Biographical Notes

Alice Harman is an experienced author of books for children.

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  • ISBN: 9780750278102
  • Publication date: 25 Jul 2013
  • Page count: 24
  • Imprint: Wayland
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