The original book- In her first book, Ruby Red Shoes, Ruby introduces us to her grandmother and allows us to take a peek inside the special world they share. Ruby Red Shoes is a white hare who lives in a prettily painted caravan with her grandmother. Ruby is gentle and kind and cares for all living things, including plants and trees, animals and people. Ruby is particularly fond of strawberry jam and peppermint tea. She also rather likes red shoes.
Are you ready for the coziest book of the year, with the charm of a modern-day Beatrix Potter? Pull up your comfiest chair, snuggle under a warm blanket, and discover the peaceful, enchanting world of Ruby Red Shoes and her grandmother, where friends are always welcome. Ruby Red Shoes is a thoughtful bunny who lives in a colorful painted caravan with her beloved grandmother. She is gentle and kind and cares for all living things. She loves strawberry jam, peppermint tea, long baths, and her wonderful pet chickens!
About the Author
Illustrator and artist Kate Knapp is a graduate of the Queensland College of Art. Her design studio, Twigseeds, produces cards, print, stationery and books. She is an Anglophile with a British mother and grandparents, and was inspired by The Magic Faraway Tree, Paddington Bear and Raymond Briggs's Father Christmas . She lives in Brisbane with her long term partner, but visits the UK every couple of years. Ruby Red Shoes was her first book, and has been shortlisted for local children's book illustration awards. This was followed by Ruby Red Shoes Goes to Paris and Ruby Red Shoes Goes to London.
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (31 May 2018)
Solid cover: 48 pages
Reading age: 5-9 years
Dimensions: 24 X 1.3 X 16 Cm