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The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket
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Random House Children's Books 2013
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01/08/2013
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English
ISBN:
9780307977649
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980
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APA Citation (style guide)

John Boyne. (2013). The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket. Random House Children's Books.

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John Boyne. 2013. The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket. Random House Children's Books.

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John Boyne, The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket. Random House Children's Books, 2013.

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John Boyne. The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket. Random House Children's Books, 2013. Web.

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