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Jacques Cousteau

champion of the sea

by Catherine Reef

  • 15 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Frederick, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Cousteau, Jacques Yves -- Juvenile literature,
    • Cousteau, Jacques Yves,
    • Oceanographers -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Oceanographers

    • About the Edition

      Examines the life and accomplishments of the celebrated French oceanographer.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementCatherine Reef ; illustrated by Larry Raymond.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesEarth keepers
      ContributionsRaymond, Larry, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC30.C68 R44 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1559992M
      ISBN 100805021140
      LC Control Number91041078
      OCLC/WorldCa24845364


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