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The Hidden Myths in Harry Potter

Spellbinding Map and Book of Secrets

by David Colbert

  • 85 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Potter, Harry (Fictitious character),
  • History and criticism,
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Humorous Stories,
  • School & Education,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / General,
  • Fantasy fiction, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9531343M
    ISBN 100312340508
    ISBN 109780312340506


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