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Miss Rumphius

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ISBN13:

9780670479580

ISBN10:
0670479586
Format:
Picture Book
Pub. Date:
11/1/1982
Publisher(s):
Viking Juvenile

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This is the edition with a publication date of 11/1/1982.
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Summary

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 lupine seeds everywhere she went. Miss Rumphiusreceived the American Book Award in the year of publication. To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of two-time Caldecott winner Barbara Cooney's best-loved book, Viking has reoriginated the illustrations, going back to the original art to ensure state-of-the-art reproduction of Cooney's exquisite artwork. The art for Miss Rumphiushas a permanent home in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.


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