Rubbaduck and Ruby Roo

Rubbaduck and Ruby Roo

By Hiawyn Oram; David Lucas (Illustrator)

Boyds Mills Press, Hardcover, 9781590783566, 28pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

Description
Take a resolute rubber duck and a rosy-cheeked ragdoll. Add a mischievous monkey and stir with a dancing stick. Season with a singing bee and fold in a magic fiddle. Then leave to rise in a world of fairy tales ... and what do you get? A delicious confection of a picture book by award-winning author Hiawyn Oram and illustrator David Lucas, creator of Halibut Jackson.


About the Author
Hiawyn Oram has been writing children's books for more than 20 years, with more than 60 books published to date, including picture books, poetry, plays, young fiction, story collections, and the book and lyrics for two musicals. Her children's television work includes scripts, conception, and development of several series. She has been the recepient of many prizes and awards for her work, including being shortlisted for the UK Smarties Prize for her book, "The Second Princess". She is also the author of "Angry Arthur", "Just Like Us", "A Boy Wants a Dinosaur", "Just Dog", and the film "Big Cat, Little Cat". In the new Narnia picture books, her wit, imagination, and understanding of childhood provide stories that combine gentle wisdom with stirring action in the spirit of the creator of the Narnia world, C. S. Lewis.

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