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 Rumphius received 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 Rumphius has a permanent home in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
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Review: Miss RumphiusUser Review - Nancy (Colorado) - Goodreads
Great for a lesson on visualization! Wonderful imagery and description! Read full review
Review: Miss RumphiusUser Review - Rachael Mack - Goodreads
Miss Rumphius is a story of a girl and her desire to accomplish three things: live in a house near the sea, travel to faraway places and make the world a more beautiful place. These goals were put ... Read full review