The Story of People

Catherine Barr
Amy Husband (Illustrator)
Steve W

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A brilliantly accessible picture book about the history of the human world.

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ISBN – 9781786032652
Publisher – Quarto Publishing Group UK
Format – Hardback
Publication Date – 07/03/2019
Dimensions – 275mm X 240mm
Categories – Childrens Non Fiction

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