What lives in Antarctica?
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What lives in Antarctica? by Oona Gaarder-Juntti

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Published by ABDO Pub. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English


  • Zoology -- Antarctica -- Juvenile literature,
  • Animals -- Antarctica -- Juvenile literature

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StatementOona Gaarder-Juntti.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesAnimal habitats
LC ClassificationsQL106 .G33 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16680892M
ISBN 109781604531695
LC Control Number2008011395

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