By Masha D'yans
(Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545225007, 20pp.)
Publication Date: September 2011
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A regular day becomes a magical adventure in this stunning novelty picture book from an amazing new talent!
In Ruby's world, every day is a dazzling adventure! Come skate on a shimmering pond, roll a giant snowball, sled down a snowy hill, and create soaring snow angels with her as she becomes a snow queen and transforms a typical winter day into a gleaming-beaming fairy tale.
Combining glorious watercolors, elegant paper engineering, and whimsical storytelling, this joyful novelty picture book is sure to enchant children and adults. Ten beautiful interactive spreads sparkle, spin, pop, and whirly-twirl, inviting readers to join in Ruby's razzle-dazzle fun.
Masha D’yans is an award-winning artist. Her line of greeting cards, clothing, and home décor, featuring her alluring artwork, are sold at Target, Macy’s, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, as well as other major retailers and smaller specialty shops. Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, and classically trained at the St. Petersburg Academy of Art Lyceum and subsequently at Cooper Union in New York City, she now lives and works in Manhattan. You can visit her online at www.masha.com. Razzle-Dazzle Ruby is her first book.
I love Masha's super-duper Razzle-Dazzle Ruby. The pictures and words in this first-time picture book glide and sing and zippity-zing on every page!” Eric Carle
A delightful book of illustrations that not only move us, but move themselves. How totally charming.” - Milton Glaser
"A delightful book of illustrations that not only move us, but move themselves. How totally charming." - Milton Glaser
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