Ruby Roars

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Allen & Unwin, Jun 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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.
 

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According to Kerry Argent, Tasmanian Devils are a much misunderstood animal-all noise and no action, apparently!-and therefore lend themselves beautifully to this delightful story of one particular ... Read full review

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Margaret Wild is one of Australia's most highly respected and popular children's authors. Margaret has published over thirty picture books, including the acclaimed The Very Best of Friends (1990 CBCA Picture Book of the Year), The Midnight Gang (Honour Book, 1997 CBCA Picture Book), First Day, Rosie and Tortoise, Jenny Angel (2000 CBCA Picture Book of the Year), Fox (2001 CBCA Picture Book of the Year) and Jinx (shortlisted, 2002 CBCA Book of the Year).

Kerry Argent is one of Australia's finest and most highly acclaimed illustrators. Her first picture book, One Woolly Wombat, was published while she was still at art school and went on to become an international bestseller. She has worked with many fine writers to produce such favourites as Miss Lily's Fabulous Pink Feather Boa (with Margaret Wild) and Wombat Divine (with Mem Fox).

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