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Miss Rumphius
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Viking Childrens Books
Publication date November 1, 1982
Pages 32
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780670479580
ISBN-10 0670479586
Dimensions 0.50 by 10.50 by 8.30 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
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. Deciding in childhood that she would seek adventure in faraway places, Miss Rumphius fulfills her dream and then has one more thing to do--something to make the world more beautiful
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Paperback
Book cover for 9780140505399 Book cover for 9780140950267 Book cover for 9780142413876
 
With Jean Richards (other contributor), Lionel Wilson (other contributor) | Pap/com un edition from Puffin (May 28, 2009)
9780142413876 | details & prices | 15 pages | 7.75 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.44 lbs | List price $9.99
About: American Book Award winner Miss Rumphius is accompanied by a compact disc that features a lively, professional reading of the story.
Pap/cas edition from Puffin (April 1, 1994)
9780140950267 | details & prices | 7.75 × 14.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.45 lbs | List price $9.99
About: 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.
Reprint edition from Puffin (November 1, 1985)
9780140505399 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.25 lbs | List price $7.99
About: 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.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780670479580
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Viking Childrens Books (November 1, 1982)
9780670479580 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.50 × 8.30 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.85 lbs | List price $17.99
About: 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.
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606003452
 
from Demco Media (November 1, 1985)
9780606003452 | details & prices | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.70 lbs | List price $15.81
About: 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.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780808566557
 
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780808566557 | details & prices | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.75 lbs | List price $18.40
About: 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.

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