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Published **2001**
by Scholastic in New York .

Written in English

Shows how Benjamin Franklin, inventor, writer and scientist, created a puzzle called the magic square to keep from being bored while serving as clerk for the Pennsylvania Assembly. Includes step-by-step instructions for creating your own magic squares.

**Edition Notes**

Originally published: New York : Random House, 2001.

Statement | by Frank Murphy ; illustrated by Richard Walz |

Contributions | Walz, Richard |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | PZ7.M95335 Be 2001, E302.6.F8 M87 2001 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 48 p. : |

Number of Pages | 48 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL24369222M |

ISBN 10 | 0439328934, 0439309204 |

ISBN 10 | 9780439328937, 9780439309202 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 48192883 |

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