When little Nona is sent from her sunny home in India to live with her relatives in chilly England, she is miserable. Then a box arrives for her in the post and inside, wrapped up in tissue paper, are two little Japanese dolls. A slip of paper says their names are Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. Nona thinks that they must feel lonely too, so far ...
When little Nona is sent from her sunny home in India to live with her relatives in chilly England, she is miserable. Then a box arrives for her in the post and inside, wrapped up in tissue paper, are two little Japanese dolls. A slip of paper says their names are Miss Happiness and Miss Flower. Nona thinks that they must feel lonely too, so far away from home. Then Nona has an idea - she will build her dolls the perfect house! It will be just like a Japanese home in every way. It will even have a tiny Japanese garden. And as she begins to make Miss Happiness and Miss Flower happy, Nona finds that she is happier too. A new cover edition of Rumer Godden's classic story about friendship and family, Miss Happiness and Miss Flower.
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Fine in very good dust jacket. 81 p. illus. 24 cm. Includes Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. Two Japanese dolls can't speak but sometimes they can accomplish miracles; and the plans for a miniature replica of a Japanese home are included in the back of the book.
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"Miss Happiness and Miss Flower" was charming. It was so clever of Miss Godden to come up with the ideas for the dollhouse and its furnishings. With everyone helping to create a home for the dolls, harmony came about.
Publishers Weekly, 2002-06-03 Transplanted from India to England, eight-year-old Nona Fells finds comfort in two Japanese dolls sent to her by her grandmother in Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden, first published in 1961. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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