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Publisher Comments:

"As a child (Alice Rumphius) dreamed of travel... and of a house by the sea; but Grandfather had made one further request: 'You must do something to make the world more beautiful.' The simple story is accompanied by glowing pictures." The Horn Book. American Book Award. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Cooney's beloved American Book Award winner now comes to Puffin Storytime. The package comes with an audio CD with a professional reading of this beloved story. Full color.

Synopsis:

A picture book biography about librarian Anne Carroll Moore who, as the New Yorker said, "more or less invented the children's library."

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An intergenerational story of howand#160;a good attitudeand#160;canand#160;chase away the blues at any age.

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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.

Synopsis:

One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, and#8220;Rain!and#8221; Across town a grumpy man grumbles, and#8220;Rain.and#8221; In this endearing picture book, a rainy-day cityscape comes to life in vibrant, cut-paper-style artwork. The boy in his green frog hat splashes in puddlesand#8212;and#8220;Hoppy, hoppy, hoppy!and#8221;and#8212;while the old man curses the and#8220;dang puddles.and#8221; Can the boyand#8217;s natural exuberance (and perhaps a cookie) cheer up the grouchy gentleman and turn the day around?

About 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140505399
Author:
Cooney, Barbara
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
performance Narrated:
Claire Danes.
Author:
Ashman, Linda
Author:
Robinson, Christian
Author:
Atwell, Debby
Author:
Pinborough, Jan
Location:
Weston, CT
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
New england
Subject:
Growth
Subject:
Islands
Subject:
Aunts
Subject:
Great-aunts
Subject:
Aunts -- Fiction.
Subject:
Great-aunts -- Fiction.
Subject:
Talking book collection.
Subject:
Situations / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Barbara Cooney; Caldecott; Maine; lupine; flower; family; aunt; environment; garden; planet; spring; travel; New England; nature
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
rain;friendship;weather;sharing;hats;positivie attitude;intergenerational
Subject:
children s libriaries;library;New York Public Library;Anne Carroll Moore;history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Picture Puffin Books
Series Volume:
34
Publication Date:
20130305
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
4 3/4 in. +
Media Run Time:
001500
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Puffin Books - English 9780140505399 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Cooney's beloved American Book Award winner now comes to Puffin Storytime. The package comes with an audio CD with a professional reading of this beloved story. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , A picture book biography about librarian Anne Carroll Moore who, as the New Yorker said, "more or less invented the children's library."
"Synopsis" by , An intergenerational story of howand#160;a good attitudeand#160;canand#160;chase away the blues at any age.
"Synopsis" by , 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.

"Synopsis" by , One rainy day in the city, an eager little boy exclaims, and#8220;Rain!and#8221; Across town a grumpy man grumbles, and#8220;Rain.and#8221; In this endearing picture book, a rainy-day cityscape comes to life in vibrant, cut-paper-style artwork. The boy in his green frog hat splashes in puddlesand#8212;and#8220;Hoppy, hoppy, hoppy!and#8221;and#8212;while the old man curses the and#8220;dang puddles.and#8221; Can the boyand#8217;s natural exuberance (and perhaps a cookie) cheer up the grouchy gentleman and turn the day around?
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