Ruby, Blue and Blanket
By Jane Hissey (Author)
Format Hardcover Picture Book
"Ruby, Blanket, and Blue were planning a game. Lets play dress-up, so we dont look the same." But Ruby doesnt know what to be: a cowboy? Witch? Ghost? Fortunately, with Blankets help she realizes: "I can wear anything! I can be what I wish—A pirate princess or a unicorn fish!" Jane Hisseys delightful story celebrates the power of childrens boundless imagination.
“A charming and engaging tale about a toy mouse named Ruby who enjoys playing dress up with her stuffed friends. She imagines she is a cowboy, a fairy, a pirate, a ghost, and more. Children will delight in and relate to Ruby as she plays with her friends and realizes she can do anything and be anything she wants to be. The story is illustrated with realistic, softly colored, pencil drawings that give characters lifelike appeal. Young children with beloved stuffed friends will be drawn to this title.” —School Library Journal -
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Since studying illustration and design at Brighton, Jane Hissey has written and illustrated more than 20 picture books featuring soft toy characters that belong to her family and friends. Her “Old Bear” series of books (Scribblers) won worldwide acclaim and was featured in a BAFTA award-winning TV series. Jane has three grownup children and lives in Sussex with her husband Ivan, who is also an illustrator.