Miss Rumphius

November 6, 1985|
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
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Alice made a promise to make the world a more beautiful place, then a seed of an idea is planted and blossoms into a beautiful plan.  This beloved classic and celebration of nature—written by a beloved Caldecott winner—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 lupine seeds everywhere she went. Miss Rumphius received the American Book Award in the year of publication.

The illustrations have been reoriginated, going back to the original art to ensure state-of-the-art reproduction of Cooney''s exquisite artwork. The art for Miss Rumphius has a permanent home in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
Like Miss Rumphius, the late Barbara Cooney traveled the world, lived in a house by the sea in Maine, and, through her art, made the world more beautiful. A two-time Caldecott Medal winner, Cooney is known for beautifully illustrated books such as her adaptation of Chaucer''s The Nun Preist''s Tale (Caldecott Winner, 1959), and...
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Title:Miss Rumphius
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:32 pages, 9.88 X 8 X 0.15 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.88 X 8 X 0.15 in
Published:November 6, 1985
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780140505399

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