Rumer Godden was an English author who wrote more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books. Nine of her books have been made into feature films. Barbara Cooney lived in a house by the sea in Maine and made the world more beautiful through her art. She is the author-illustrator of many classic picture books, including Miss Rumphius.
A beautiful story of wishing: of a little girl who wants a doll and a grandmother; of a doll that yearns for a child's arms around it; and of a lonely policeman's wife who wants a child in her home. Ages 5-10. (October)
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