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A magical adventure story from popular, award-winning author and illustrator Alison Lester.
When Ruby was a baby her mother made her a beautiful patchwork quilt to keep her safe and warm. But Ruby’s quilt also has the special ability to take her on a magical adventure where Ruby must defeat the scary serpent that is terrorising a local island’s inhabitants.
Join Ruby and Besty on this fantastic adverture, lovingly illustrated by the award-winning Alison Lester.
About the Author
Alison Lester is one of Australia s most popular children s authors and illustrators. She began illustrating children s books after she had her first child, and today has illustrated more than 25 books for children. Alison has won several awards for her writing and illustrating, including the 1989 CBC Honour Book Award for The Journey Home, and Best Designed Children s Book for Rosie Sips Spiders. When Frank Was Four reached number one in the bestseller list and was also a CBC Notable Book. Alison lives on a farmlet in rural Victoria with her husband and their three children. Previous Books: The Journey Home, Isabella's Bed, Rosie Sips Spiders, When Frank Was Four, Clive Eats Alligators, Tessa Snaps Snakes, Celeste Sails to Spain, Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo, the Thing series (with Robin Klein)
ISBN: 9780733626531 ISBN-10: 073362653X Audience:
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 32 Published: 14th June 2011 Publisher: Hachette Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 21.6
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1
About the Author
Alison Lester is one of Australia's most popular and bestselling creators of children's books.
She has won many awards, including the 2005 Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Award for Are We There Yet? and the 2012 CBCA Eve Pownall Book of the Year Award for One Small Island.
Her picture books include Running With the Horses, a story based on the evacuation of the world-famous Lipizzaner horses from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during World War Two; One Small Island, about the possibility of hope and environmental preservation for a World Heritage listed island and for the world itself; Sophie Scott Goes South about a little girl's voyage to Antarctica and the sense of wonder that it brings; and Kissed by the Moon, a lyrical celebration of the natural world and all that it has to offer a child.
Alison lives on a farm in the Victorian countryside. She spends part of each year travelling to schools around Australia, helping students and teachers develop their own stories.