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Teaching swimming to young children

Michael Bettsworth

Teaching swimming to young children

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swimming for children.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Bettsworth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV837.2 .B47
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4418178M
    ISBN 100805206523
    LC Control Number79022310


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