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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Diet -- Greece -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cookery, Greek -- Juvenile literature,
  • Food habits -- Greece -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementClive Gifford.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesCooking in world cultures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX360.G85 G54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24043613M
ISBN 109781615323388, 9781615323616, 9781615323623
LC Control Number2009024201

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