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Banjo and Ruby Red

Libby Gleeson, Freya Blackwood (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 11.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/28/2016)
Hardcover (2/15/2015)


A funny and touching story of antagonism and love, now in a board book

Banjo is a hardworking farm dog and Ruby Red is a haughty chicken, and they never see eye to eye. But when Ruby Red falls ill, the tables seem about to turn. Stunning illustrations perfectly capture the endearing personalities of boisterous Banjo and headstrong Ruby Red.

Praise For Banjo and Ruby Red

"This sweet tale of interspecies friendship is good for storytime and one-on-one reading." —School Library Journal

Pride and Prejudice and The Taming of the Shrew meet at the chicken shed in this funny and touching story of antagonism and love.” —Night Owl Reviews

Little Hare Books, 9781760129651, 30pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2018

About the Author

Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood have been nominated for CBCA awards for their past three books. Maudie and Bear won Picture Book of the Year for Younger Readers in 2012, Clancy & Millie and The Very Fine House was nominated for the same award in 2010, and again for Banjo and Ruby Red. Freya Blackwood is also a Kate Greenaway medalist.