Miss Rumphius
by Cooney, Barbara

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ISBN-10:   0140505393
ISBN-13:   9780140505399
Publisher:   Penguin Group (USA) Inc
Series:   Picture Puffin Ser.
Edition:   illustrated
Category:   Agriculture, Picture Books
Pub. Date:   November 1985
Pages:   32
Format:   Paperback
Ages:   4-8
Grades:   ps to


Awards
1983  National Book Awards ()  Winner
1991  Black-Eyed Susan Book Award ()  Winner
1991  Flicker Tale Children's Book Award ()  Nominee/Honoree
1987  Bluegrass Award ()  Winner
1988  Flicker Tale Children's Book Award ()  Nominee/Honoree


Description/Notes
As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.
The story of Miss Rumphius has delighted children for more than a decade with its tale of the Lupine Lady, who vowed as a young girl to make the world more beautiful. This sparkling edition, featuring vibrant landscapes, will continue to enchant readers with the idea that each person can contribute to making the world a better place. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.
Miss Rumphius wonders how she can make the world more beautiful.

 


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