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From the Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
From the Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler Author:E.L. Koeningsburg The Newberry Award-winning classic — When Claudi adecides to run away, she planned very carefully. She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation. And she would live in comfort - at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She invited her brother Jamie to go, too, mostly because he was a miser and would have m... more »oney.
The two took up residence in the museum right on schedule. But once the fun of settling in was over, Claudia had two unexpected problems: she felt just the same, and she wanted to feel different; and she found a statue in the museum so beautiful she could not go home until she had discovered its maker, a question that baffled even the experts. The former owner of the statue was Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. And without her help Claudia might never have found a way to go home.
This edition appears to have come out about the same time as the movie.« less