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Miss Rumphius

Miss Rumphius

by Barbara Cooney Illustrated by Barbara Cooney

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.

Inspired by a true-life story, Miss Rumphius shows us how we can all make the world a more beautiful place.

"The simple story is accompanied by glowing pictures." — The Horn Book

American Book Award. Full-color illustrations.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.9
Lexile Measure
680L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Viking Press
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Barbara Cooney
Barbara Cooney

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