Ruby Finds a Worry

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Product Details

Price
$17.98  $16.54
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.5 X 11.9 X 0.5 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781547602377

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About the Author

Tom Percival is the author and illustrator of the Big Bright Feelings picture books -- including Ruby Finds a Worry, Ravi's Roar, Meesha Makes Friends, Tilda Tries Again, and Perfectly Norman -- in addition to Herman's Letter, Herman's Vacation, and Bubble Trouble. He is also the author of Goat's Coat. He writes and illustrates in his native United Kingdom where he lives in a town called Stroud with his family.
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Reviews

"Focuses on the socio-emotional health of children . . . providing a window for discussions about fear and anxiety." - Booklist, on RUBY FINDS A WORRY

"A priceless lesson for any child-or adult-conveyed in a beautifully child-friendly manner . . . A valuable asset to the library of a child who experiences anxiety and a great book to get children talking about their feelings." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Percival treats worry like a natural part of life, including the idea that sharing worries with others is a good way to ensure "they never hung around for long."" --Publishers Weekly

"A captivating tale about happiness, being yourself, and the magic of learning to spread your wings and fly." --Foreword Reviews, starred review, on PERFECTLY NORMAN

"The message of acceptance . . . is presented in a child-appropriate and thoughtful manner." --Booklist on PERFECTLY NORMAN

"An ideal selection for storytimes." --School Library Journal on PERFECTLY NORMAN

"Percival's message is emphasized through the canny use of color as a storytelling mechanism: Norman's world is in greyscale . . . As the wings come out, Norman and everything he's near turns technicolor." --Publishers Weekly on PERFECTLY NORMAN

"The contrast of black-and-white illustrations with splashes of bright color complements the story's theme. . . . A heartwarming story about facing fears and acceptance." --Kirkus Reviews on PERFECTLY NORMAN

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