Jack and the robbers by Val Biro

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .

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Statementpictures by Val Biro ; story retold by Jill Bennett.
ContributionsBennett, Jill
The Physical Object
Pagination30p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17244435M
ISBN 100192722743
OCLC/WorldCa59861845

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Inhe came to England to study art at the Central School of the Arts in London. After that. When Jack sets out to seek his fortune, he meets the cat, the dog, the goat, the bull and the rooster, who decide to go with him.

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