Miss Rumphius

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Puffin Books, Nov 1, 1985 - Aunts - 32 pages
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Now children can enjoy popular, best-selling Puffin books recorded on high-quality cassette tapes. They can read along with the book or just listen and enjoy the lively narration--complete with music and sound effects throughout each and every story. Pre-readers will love looking at all the wonderful illustrations as they learn to recognize words and expand their vocabulary. Entertaining and educational, "Puffin Storytapes" give children a great headstart in reading!

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Lovely. The illustrations are perfect. - Goodreads
Beautiful pictures with a sweet story. - Goodreads
Great for a lesson on visualization! - Goodreads
Unique illustrations. - Goodreads
Wonderful imagery and description! - Goodreads
Beautiful illustrations and a sweet story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kevin Hull - Goodreads

Beautiful and heartfelt portrait of the circle of life, the good times and the bad. Outstanding. Read full review

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User Review  - La-Shanda - Goodreads

Miss Rumphius is a book about character and devotion for humanity. "You must do something to make the world more beautiful," is a memorable and powerful thought. Read full review

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About the author (1985)

Barbara Cooney is one of the most well-loved authors and illustrators of children's books today. She has won many awards for her books, including the American Book Award and two Caldecott Medals for Illustration. Ms. Cooney lives in Damariscotta, Maine.

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