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The story of rubbish

Author: Katie Daynes; Uwe Mayer
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2008.
Series: Young reading., Series two.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the recycling cavemen of prehistoric times to the landfill sites of today, find out how rubbish has been dealt with and disposed of throughout history.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katie Daynes; Uwe Mayer
ISBN: 9781409500841 1409500845
OCLC Number: 263295876
Notes: Originally published as: The stinking story of rubbish. London : Usborne, 2006.
Description: 62 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Young reading., Series two.
Other Titles: Stinking story of rubbish
Responsibility: Katie Daynes ; illustrated by Uwe Mayer ; rubbish consultant: Alan Munson ; reading consultant: Alison Kelly.

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