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Banjo And Ruby Red - Libby Gleeson

Hardcover

Published: 1st August 2013
For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
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A funny and touching story of antagonism and love by award-winning author Libby Gleeson, with illustrations by internationally acclaimed Freya Blackwood. Freya Blackwood's stunning illustrations perfectly capture the endearing personalities of boisterous Banjo and head-strong Ruby Red.

A stunning cloth-bound cover makes this a beautiful gift item that will be treasured for years to come.

About the Author

Libby Gleeson has written over 30 books for children, she is one of Australia's most prolific and most loved authors for children. Her first collaboration with Freya Blackwood was the award-winning Amy and Louis. Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House is her first book with Little Hare Books.

About the Illustrator

Freya Blackwood is a rising star in the Australian and international children's book scene. She is a multi-award winning illustrator and has most recently illustrated Her Mother's Face, written by Roddy Doyle. Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House is her second book with Little Hare. The adorable Ivy Gives written and illustrated by Freya is being published in Board Book in September 2010!

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  • Deserves multiple readings (3)
  • Easy to read (3)
  • Engaging characters (3)

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    5.0

    Simple storyline beautifully told

    By Scooter

    from NSW mid north coast

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    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Well Written

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      Comments about Banjo And Ruby Red:

      Very simple story beautifully illustrated, maybe a little too subtle for the very young.

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      5.0

      Awesome for preschoolers!

      By Patricia

      from Melbourne

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        Comments about Banjo And Ruby Red:

        Lovely illustrations!

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        4.0

        A very engaging and lovely story.

        By Annie

        from Central Coast, NSW.

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        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Read
        • Engaging characters
        • Page-Turner

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          Comments about Banjo And Ruby Red:

          Delivery was very quick, and the packaging was great, my book arrived in perfect condition, the illustrations are great, and story simple but profound. My grandaughter will love it, (as will the whole family).Annie

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          ISBN: 9781921541087
          ISBN-10: 1921541083
          Audience: Children
          For Ages: 3 - 5 years old
          For Grades: K - 1
          Format: Hardcover
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 32
          Published: 1st August 2013
          Publisher: LITTLE HARE
          Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 28.0  x 0.9
          Weight (kg): 0.41