Glider pilot by James Webster

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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StatementJames Webster ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.
LC ClassificationsPE1126.A4
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Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL14996316M
ISBN 100333278887

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