Meet Ruby

Paperback | February 1, 2013

byPenny MatthewsIllustratorLucia Masciullo

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It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she gets ready for her 12th birthday party, Ruby has never been happier. But the world she knows is collapsing, and people everywhere are losing their jobs and their homes. Soon Ruby's comfortable life falls apart in ways she could never have imagined . . . Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the first of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.

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It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she gets ready for her 12th birthday party, Ruby has never been happier. But the world she knows is collapsing, and people everywhere are losing their jobs and their homes. Soon Ruby's comfortable life falls apart in ways ...

Penny Matthews is a freelance writer and editor based in Adelaide. Her picture books include Little Red Bear, Pudding and Chips, and A Year On Our Farm, which was the CBCA's 2003 Book of the Year (Early Childhood) and a CBCA Honour Book in the Picture Book of the Year category. In 2010, Something About Water was joint winner of the Wil...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:February 1, 2013Publisher:Penguin Books AustraliaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143307428

ISBN - 13:9780143307426

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