Patch and Ruby by Anouska Jones


Patch and Ruby by Anouska Jones

Patch the pony is lonely, but one day something happens that changes his life forever. A wonderful tale about friendship and finding out where you belong. Patch the pony is lonely. He has fun with his young owner, Sam, and the other farm animals are friendly, but sometimes it feels as if he still doesn't quite fit in. Then one day Sam has an idea and something happens that changes Patch's life forever. Patch and Ruby is a wonderful, often very funny tale about friendship and finding out where you belong.


A story to warm the hearts of young children while they enjoy the entertaining illustrations by Gwynneth Jones. Another delightful book from EK Books School Days Jones's narrative is warm and restrained enough to sustain short attention spans whilst the illustrations excite the tactile senses and illicit quite a bit of cheeky humour. Keep an eye out for the chook in rollers. So clever. Boomerang Books Blog This book is ideal to use as a starting point to discuss with kids what friendship means and the different types of friends. It's a beautifully illustrated book by Gwynneth Jones who brings the characters to life especially the gossiping hens. The Mummy Project

About the Author

Anouska Jones is a publisher, editor, book reviewer and writer. She is the Publisher for Exisle Publishing and EK Books, and is the Senior Editor of children's literature website Kids' Book Review. She lives on her rural property with her husband and daughter, three horses, six chickens, one dog, one cat and one budgie. Gwynneth Jones drew all through her maths book at school, so left to study art at TAFE and then majored in Plant and Wildlife Illustration at the University of Newcastle. Since then, Gwynneth has been imagining and drawing madly, exhibiting and holding market stalls, and creating picture books.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st October 2016



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