Amusement park rides by Susan K. Mitchell

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in Pleasantville, NY .

Written in English

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  • Amusement rides -- Juvenile literature

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Susan K. Mitchell.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesThe ultimate 10. Entertainment
LC ClassificationsGV1859 .M58 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23180253M
ISBN 100836891627, 143392210X
ISBN 109780836891621, 9781433922107
LC Control Number2009008291

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