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Miss Rumphius : story and pictures

Author: Barbara Cooney
Publisher: New York, New York, : Puffin Books, [1985]. ©1982.
Series: Picture Puffins.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's literature
Realistic fiction
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Cooney
ISBN: 0140505393 9780140505399 9780812445978 081244597X 9780808566557 0808566555
OCLC Number: 12724739
Notes: Houghton Mifflin reading program.
Awards: American Book Award, 1983
Target Audience: 003-009; Lexile: 680.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm.
Series Title: Picture Puffins.
Responsibility: by Barbara Cooney.

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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.

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