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.
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A charming story about friendship and family from one of our greatest ever storytellers.About the Author:
Rumer Godden was one of the UK’s most distinguished authors. She wrote many well-known and much-loved books for both adults and children, including The Story of Holly and Ivy and The Dolls' House. Her children’s novel, The Diddakoi, won the Whitbread Children’s Book Award in 1972.
She was awarded the OBE in 1993 and died in 1998, aged ninety.
Gary Blythe is a successful illustrator best-known for The Whale Song , which won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award, and I Believe in Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo. He lives in Merseyside.
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