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The secret country

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers , New York
Magic -- Fiction, Cats -- Fiction, Animals, Mythical -- Fiction, Space and time -- Fiction, Fantasy, England -- Fi



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Having learned from a talking cat that he and his sisters are the half-elfin royalty of a parallel world called Eidolon, twelve-year old Ben Arnold attempts to stop his evil uncle from smuggling magical creatures between the two worlds to sell on the black market.

StatementJane Johnson ; chapter illustrations by Adam Stower.
ContributionsStower, Adam, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.J632158 Sec 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3393887M
ISBN 101416907122
LC Control Number2005004449

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