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Published by Hawthorn Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Summerhill School.,
  • Educational games.,
  • Creative activities and seat work.

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Edition Notes

StatementHumphrey A. Truswell.
LC ClassificationsLB1029.G3 T78
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5182591M
ISBN 10080157322X
LC Control Number75000223

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