More writing about pictures by Arthur J. Evans

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Published by Teachers College Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Language arts (Elementary),
  • Children -- Writing.

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Book details

StatementArthur J. Evans ; with revisions by Marilyn Palmer.
ContributionsPalmer, Marilyn., Evans, Arthur J.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18846622M
ISBN 100807760404, 0807760390, 0807760374, 0807760382

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