When the village store burned down
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When the village store burned down by Joy Cowley

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Published by Heinemann Educational in Oxford .
Written in English


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Statementstory by Joy Cowley ; illustrations by Lee Owen.
SeriesSunshine books
ContributionsOwen, Lee.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19916636M

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