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Two-time Caldecott Medalist Nonny Hogrogian captures all the timeless charm of Rumer Godden's spirited story about an impossible little girl who discovers that getting her own way isn't always the best thing. Originally published in 1959, Candy Floss will be as treasured today as it was a generation ago. Full color.
Hardcover, 54 pages
Published October 11th 1991 by Philomel Books (first published 1959)
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Ange
One of my favourite books to get out from the library over 30 years ago. I was so pleased to find a copy being sold off by my local library a couple of years ago (the same edition even) - can't believe no-one wants to read it any more.
Melissa
How many times did I check this book out of the library? I have the edition pictured here, but would love the one from my childhood. I prefer its illustrations.
Kara
The gorgeous doll with the pink tutu and the inclusion of a spoiled rich girl make this another Rumer Godden classic.
Linden
Another classic doll book from Rumer Godden about the doll in the pink tutu who lives at the fair.
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She was born in Sussex, England, but grew up in India, in Narayanganj. Many of her 60 books are set in India. Black Narcissus was made into a famous movie with Deborah Kerr in 1947.

Godden wrote novels, poetry, plays, biographies, and books for children.

For more information, see the official website: Rumer Godden
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