MISS RUMPHIUSEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
You might almost believe that Barbara Cooney had a Great-Aunt Alice Rumphius who did just as we read here—else why go to the trouble of spinning out a yarn, composed of transparent storybook motifs (an elderly grandfather who carves ships' figureheads; travels to exotic places; a solitary cottage by the sea), just to arrive at an old lady who strews lupine seeds about? Ostensibly, she's ... Read full review
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Such a beautiful, pleasant book! This one's a keeper.