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The box of delights or when the wolves were running by John Masefield

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Fantasy,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 1936-1945 -- Fiction

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Kay finds himself involved in a fantastic adventure when he becomes guardian of the mysterious Box of Delights.

Edition Notes

Statementby John Masefield.
SeriesNew York Review Books children"s collection
LC ClassificationsPZ8.M4476 Bo 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18864414M
ISBN 101590172515
ISBN 109781590172513
LC Control Number2007018874

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