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Ruth Brown is famous for her appealing drawings of animals and nature, and here beautiful full page paintings tell the dramatic dual story of Grace Darling, the Victorian heroine and lighthouse keeper’s daughter who goes out on a wild and windy night to rescue a ship in trouble whilst Gracie, the lighthouse cat goes in search of one of her kittens that’s gone astray. Can she rescue her kitten from the perilous sea? Written and illustrated with power and pathos Ruth Brown’s picture books are a delight for parents to share with their toddler and for young children to enjoy on their own too.
One stormy night Grace Darling, the lighthouse keeper's daughter, spots a ship in trouble on the rocks. At the same time the lighthouse cat Gracie spots that a kitten from her new litter has strayed. Grace and Gracie both hurry to the rescue, braving the rain and storm. Grace alerts her father and together they take out the lifeboat; Gracie ventures into the dark night and howling wind looking and listening everywhere for her kitten. Ruth Brown is famous for her appealing drawings of animals and nature, and here beautiful full page paintings tell the dramatic dual story with power and pathos.
|Publication date:||4th March 2010|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She is married to artist Ken Brown and they have two grown-up sons and one grandchild.More About Ruth Brown