Miss Rumphius (Book, 1982) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Miss Rumphius

Author: Barbara Cooney
Publisher: New York : The Viking Press, 1982. ©1982
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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: Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Publishers' advertisements
Authors' autographs (Provenance)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooney, Barbara, 1917-2000.
Miss Rumphius.
New York : Viking Press, [1982]
(OCoLC)564752246
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Cooney
ISBN: 0670479586 9780670479580
OCLC Number: 8283185
Credits: Music composed by John Jennings.
Cast: Cast: Narrated by Claire Danes.
Awards: American Book Award.
Target Audience: 680L
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Responsibility: story and pictures by Barbara Cooney.

Abstract:

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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