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Published by Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd. in Cheltenham, Eng .
Written in English


  • Design -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • Technology -- Problems, exercises, etc.

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For use at Key stage 3.

StatementMelanie Fasciato and Tristram Shepard ; with contributions from Jane Barrett ... [et al.].
SeriesDesign and technology interactions
ContributionsShepard, Tritram.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v., various pagings. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20494641M
ISBN 100748712550

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