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The Story of Mankind

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General,
  • History - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8546583M
    ISBN 101432624202
    ISBN 109781432624200
    OCLC/WorldCa243948160


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THE STORY OF MANKIND HIGH Up in the North in the land called Svithjod, there stands a rock. It is a hundred miles high and a hundred miles wide. Once every thousand years a little bird comes to this rock to sharpen its beak.

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