The giant killer and the jealous king
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The giant killer and the jealous king by Susan E. Hilliard

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Published by Standard Pub. in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English


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The reader makes choices about the unfolding of David"s life.

Edition Notes

Statementby Susan E. Hilliard ; illustrated by Ned O.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesDecide your own adventure
ContributionsOstendorf, Edward, ill.
LC ClassificationsBS580.D3 H48 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2186466M
ISBN 100874035821
LC Control Number89004498

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