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Miss Rumphius

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by Barbara Cooney
     
 

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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

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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 Storytapesgive children a great headstart in reading!

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As a child, Miss Rumphius dreams of traveling to faraway places. Her grandfather assures her that this is possible, but also advises her to do something to make the world more beautiful. As an old lady, Miss Rumphius returns to her home by the sea, but realizes she has yet to fulfill her grandfather's wish. Inspired by her garden, Miss Rumphius creates a world of loveliness for those who live nearby.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140505399
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
11/28/1985
Series:
Picture Puffin Books Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
33,743
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
680L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Like Miss Rumphius, the late Barbara Cooney traveled the world, lived in a house by the sea in Maine, and, through her art, made the world more beautiful.

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