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Gymnastics

By Alix Wood

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

Step-by-step instructions and colourful photographs inspire a healthy lifestyle through fun, varied types of exercises
Biographical Notes

Alix Wood has written books for children on many different subjects, and has written several titles on art and on artists. She is an artist and illustrator herself and loves painting and drawing. She also enjoys playing with her pet chickens, travelling and walking in the countryside.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781526311665
  • Publication date: 11 Jul 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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