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Miss Rumphius

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 75 Ratings and 75 Reviews

Book Description
A beloved classic is lovelier than ever!

Barbara Cooney's story of Alice Rumphius, who longed to travel the world, live in a house by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful, has a timeless quality that resonates with each new generation. The countless lupines that bloom along the coast of Maine are the legacy of the real Miss Rumphius, the Lupine Lady, who scattered lupi... More
Book Information
PublisherViking Childrens Books
BindingHardcover (23 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date11/08/1982
The Creators
About Barbara Cooney (Author) : Barbara Cooney (1917–2000) was an American children's author and illustrator of more than 200 books and double Caldecott Medalist. She has written books for six decades. Her books have been translat... more
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3/22/2015 Julie Wells

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1/4/2013 Claudine Gueh said:
Alice Rumphius followed her grandfather's dreams of travelling the world, living by the sea and doing one thing to make the world more beautiful. She met kind people, rode camels in exotic countries, had adventures and returned home older, her health more fraile. She then chose to live and recuperat... more

tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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9/16/2009 Linda Warren

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8/5/2007 Mercedes O'Connor Goldcamp said: one of my all time favorites
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