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Desperate journey

by Herbert Witten

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Published by Follett Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Lorence F. Bjorklund
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W7843 De
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24756193M
LC Control Number60009369
OCLC/WorldCa1892392

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'This is a Scottish children's classic set in the 19th century, when a family is evicted during the Highland Clearances. Their journey is full of hardship, courage and adventure. A real must-read.'Wendy McCusker, Waterstone's Guide to Children's Books'A stirring tale of adventure, hardship and new beginnings.'. The Desperate Journey is Kathleen Fidler's best-known story, a true Scottish classic whose thrilling plot will keep children gripped till the end. Juvenile Fiction Historical Fiction Publication Details.

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