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Miss Rumphius
Miss Rumphius
Miss Rumphius

Miss Rumphius

$8.99

Alice made a promise to make the world a more beautiful place, then a seed of an idea is planted and blossoms into a beautiful plan. ŒæThis beloved classic and celebration of natureäóîwritten by a beloved Caldecott winneräóîis 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.ξMiss Rumphiusξreceived the American Book Award in the year of publication.

The illustrations have been reoriginated, going back to the original art to ensure state-of-the-art reproduction of Cooney's exquisite artwork. The art forξMiss Rumphiusξhas a permanent home in the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.