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4 edition of The sphinx found in the catalog.

The sphinx

Lori Mortensen

The sphinx

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by KidHaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sphinxes (Mythology) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Great Sphinx (Egypt) -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-45) and index.

    Statementby Lori Mortensen.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesMonsters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL820.S66 M67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18277487M
    ISBN 10073773633X
    ISBN 109780737736335
    LC Control Number2007032098
    OCLC/WorldCa163707365

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