Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney for its beautiful illustrations and its gentle and sweet story. I especially like the message it conveys that we can all do something to make the world a more beautiful place. Miss Rumphius has three goals in life- to live by the sea, visit faraway places and to make the world a more beautiful place. This is the story about how she accomplishes each goal, especially the most difficult, and perhaps most important, goal of making the world more beautiful by sowing lupine seeds anywhere and everywhere.
children's garden and some in a local park. We mixed the seeds with a little dirt and then scattered the mixture everywhere. We can't wait to see what comes up!