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Miss Rumphius

Author: Barbara Cooney
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2012], ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Music : Fiction : Juvenile audience   Sound Recording : English : 30th anniversary edView 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: Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Cooney
ISBN: 9780670479580 0670479586
OCLC Number: 829059520
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Responsibility: story and pictures 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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