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Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan,
  • England

Subjects:

  • Dolls -- Fiction.,
  • Dollhouses -- Fiction.,
  • Homesickness -- Fiction.,
  • Cousins -- Fiction.,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

Book details:

About the Edition

After she leaves India to live with her cousins in England, eight-year-old Nona is overcome with homesickness until her great-aunt sends two Japanese dolls which need love and care. Includes construction plans for a Japanese dollhouse.

Edition Notes

Statementby Rumer Godden.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G54 Mi 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3942591M
ISBN 100060291931, 0064409384
LC Control Number2001022277

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  Her children's novel The Diddakoi won the Whitbread Children's Book Award in She was awarded an OBE in and died in , aged Gary Blythe is an illustrator whose works include Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&: Pan Macmillan.   The second book, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower, I happened upon recently in a thrift store, started reading it and couldn’t put it down. It’s a perfect book for third culture kids, adjusting to a new place and new culture, learning to have courage beyond their years, conquering fears, reaching out to ask for help, and making friends along.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden, , Viking Press edition, in English Miss Happiness and Miss by: 1. Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. London: Macmillan Children's. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Godden, Rumer, and Gary. Blythe. Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. London: Macmillan Children's. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Godden, Rumer, and Gary. Blythe, Miss Happiness and.