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The history of counting

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Published by Morrow Junior Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counting -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Numeration -- Juvenile literature,
  • Counting,
  • Numeration

  • About the Edition

    Describes the evolution of counting and the many ways to count and write numbers.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDenise Schmandt-Besserat ; illustrated by Michael Hays.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    ContributionsHays, Michael, 1956-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p.
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243653M
    ISBN 100688141188, 0688141196
    LC Control Number96035316


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