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Rare shells

S. Peter Dance

Rare shells

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shells.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 123-124.

    Statement[by] S. Peter Dance.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL405 .D35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5380277M
    ISBN 100571082173
    LC Control Number72399799

    The Captain is excited to teach you all about islands and all the wildlife in the area. You can expect to learn about the local species of the fish and sharks, the types of shells, and the pink bottlenose dolphins. We will provide shell buckets so you can collect all of the rare shells you find on the beautiful beaches.5/5.


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