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Light fantastic

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Published by Marshall Cavendish in New York .
Written in English


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A collection of science activities demonstrating the properties of light.

Edition Notes

StatementRobin Kerrod ; illustrated by Mike Atkinson and Sarah Atkinson.
SeriesSecrets of science
ContributionsAtkinson, Mike, ill., Atkinson, Sarah, ill.
LC ClassificationsQC365 .K47 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2183241M
ISBN 101854351567
LC Control Number89000998

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