Ruby, Blue and Blanket by Jane Hissey

Ruby, Blue and Blanket

Written by Jane Hissey

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March 2013 Book of the Month

Best-selling Jane Hissey creates a joyful story of imaginative play as three delightful, soft toy friends dress up as a number of different characters. Blanket the horse decides to be a unicorn, Blue the rabbit becomes a princess but, what about Ruby, the cheery little mouse? Should she be a cowboy? A pirate? A mermaid? Or a ghost? Jane Hissey’s beautifully observed illustrations brings each character to life perfectly.


Ruby, Blue and Blanket by Jane Hissey

Brand new picture book from much-loved author/illustrator Jane Hissey. Ruby, Blue and Blanket are playing dressing up, but Ruby doesn't know what to be; a cowboy, a witch or a ghost in a sheet? 'I just can't decide!' she cries. Luckily Blanket's idea makes everyone happy, but who will win the glittering prize?


A charming and engaging tale about a toy mouse named Ruby who enjoys playing dress up with her stuffed friends. She imagines she is a cowboy, a fairy, a pirate, a ghost, and more. Children will delight in and relate to Ruby as she plays with her friends and realizes she can do anything and be anything she wants to be. The story is illustrated with realistic, softly colored, pencil drawings that give characters lifelike appeal. Young children with beloved stuffed friends will be drawn to this title. School Library Journal

About the Author

Jane Hissey

Jane studied illustration at art college, and was taught by Raymond Briggs before becoming an Art teacher herself. She has three grown up children; Owen, Alison and Ralph, and lives in East Sussex with her husband Ivan, who is also an illustrator.

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32 pages


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Scribblers an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

27th February 2013




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The Salariya Book Company publishes books for all ages both internationally and domestically through its imprints Book House, Scribblers and Scribo. Independent Children's Publisher of the Year 2010.

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