FIRST BOOKS by Kathie Johnson
Besides the three authors described in my last column ("Reliable Authors of Picture Books," January/February 2013), there are two more who rate special mention. The first is Barbara Cooney, who has written several books and illustrated many more. In her classic Miss Rumphius, a little girl tells her grandfather that when she grows up, she will travel far and then live by the sea. He tells her that she must do one more thing: something to make the world more beautiful. She grows up to be a librarian, then travels widely, and eventually settles by the sea. She discovers almost by chance what she can do to make the worl . . .
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