A Jewish tale the Jewish gladiator by Michael Rosen

Cover of: A Jewish tale | Michael Rosen

Published by Pearson Education in Harlow .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Humorous stories.,
  • Wit and humor, Juvenile.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesJewish gladiator.
Statementby Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Simon Jacob.
SeriesLiteracy land -- competent stage.
ContributionsJacob, Simon.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22134655M
ISBN 100582463955
OCLC/WorldCa57538177

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