A classically heartwarming story that perfectly captures the everyday life of children.
Ruby's mum is having a baby, but why does she need one of those when she's already got a Ruby?
To make matters worse, her best friend Sarah has just found another, BETTER friend. It seems like everyone is abandoning her. But when Ruby meets the mysterious Magda, who gives her a very special gift that might, just MIGHT, even be a bit magical, everything begins to change.
This delightful story from the multi-award-winning author of Being Bee and Rain May and Captain Daniel will fill the young reader with wonder, hope and amazing possibilities.
About the Author
Catherine Bateson writes poetry, verse novels and novels for both younger readers and young adults. She is the author of Rain May and Captain Daniel, Being Bee, The Wish Pony, Painted Love Letters and Millie and the Night Heron.
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"Catherine Bateson has won the Children's Book Council Book of the Year for Junior Readers twice. And this book is another example why. She is a wonderful writer who tells equally wonderful stories perfectly pitched to her audience." --"The Reading Stack"
Series: Vintage Classics
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 2 - 6
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 3rd September 2012
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.4 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1