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Dinas Emrys by Esyllt Nest Roberts

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Published by Gwasg Carreg Gwalch in Llanrwst .
Written in English


  • Dragons -- Juvenile fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementEsyllt Nest Roberts ; adapted by Siân Lewis ; [illustrations: Carys Owen].
SeriesStories from Wales -- 6
ContributionsOwen, Carys Eurwen.
The Physical Object
Pagination35p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17540862M
ISBN 10086381526X

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