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Roy Lichtenstein (Getting to Know the World"s Greatest Artists)

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Pop art,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Lichtenstein, Roy,,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Artists,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • 1923-

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRoy Lichtenstein (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7658375M
ISBN 100516220306
ISBN 109780516220307

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