'One, two Rudie Nudie,
Rudie Nudie in the bath...'
Emma Quay captures all the joy and energy of childhood in this irresistible rhyming tale.
With its charming illustrations and lively text, Rudie Nudie is destined to become an instant family favourite!
Winner of Book of the Year for Younger Children in the 2012 Australian Book Industry Awards and shortlisted in the 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards
About the Author
Emma Quay (pronounced 'kway') grew up in and has wanted to write and illustrate children's books for as long as she can remember. An Honours graduate specialising in illustration and printmaking, Emma's illustrative work is held in collections around the world, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Since moving to Australia in 1993, Emma has illustrated a wide range of award-winning children's picture books. Her memorable characters for Bear and Chook, Good Night, Me, Reggie and Lu, Daddy's Having a Horse, Cheeky Monkey and Shrieking Violet are favourites on many children's and library bookshelves, and 2011 has seen Shrieking Violet shortlisted in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.
Emma is the author of the popular series of titles for very young children, Friends for Keeps, illustrated by Anna Walker; and her collaboration with author Lisa Shanahan, Bear and Chook by the Sea was the winner of the 2010 CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award, Early Childhood.
Emma lives in Sydney with her Australian husband and their two daughters, and works from a studio in her home.
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Comments about Rudie Nudie:
This book has been short-listed for the Children's Book Council's Picture Book of the Year Award and won its category in the Australian Book Industry Awards. It is a joyful book which celebrates the freedom and innocence of being a "Rudie Nudie". It will generate lots of giggles. The language is delicious and rolls off the tongue. Beautiful pastel illustrations. A real favourite that will stand reading again and again.
For Ages: 2+ years old
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: 1st July 2014
Publisher: ABC Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.27