Ruby Roars by Margaret Wild


Ruby Roars by Margaret Wild

When she was a baby, Ruby liked making popping noises with her dummy. 'Pop! Pop! Pop!'..When she was older, she tried making scary noises instead. 'Scrrr! Screekle! Scrunch!'..But she couldn't frighten anyone, not a frog, not a fish...'Shivers!' thought Ruby...What was the scariest noise she could make?..And she opened her mouth wide to find out...'Beware, this story could provoke a wild rumpus.' Magpies..Both author and illustrator are donating a portion of their royalties to the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal.


Like Wild's Our Granny (1993), this is a story filled with movement and physical affection. The lap-sit audience will love the squishy, lumpy sounds and the repetition of the text as they point to the animals in the clear, bright pictures. -- Booklist on Kiss Kiss!

About the Author

Margaret Wild

Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most prolific and courageous authors, unafraid to tackle difficult subjects, such as death, old age and social deprivation with both sensitivity and openness. Her heart-warming, moving picture books have been acclaimed both in Australia and overseas.

In 1996, The Midnight Gang, a whimsical, joyous picture book about the night prowlings of a group of toddlers, was published by Omnibus Books. It was short-listed for the 1997 Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Award.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st June 2009



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