Ruby Red Shoes: My Wonderful Grandmother
Let Ruby welcome you into her world as she tells you all the wonderful things about her grandmother.
What’s wonderful about my grandmother is she wears x-ray spectacles.
She can see deep inside me and knows just what I’m feeling.
Ruby Red Shoes is an aware hare who lives in a colourful caravan with her grandmother, Babushka Galina Galushka.
Ruby loves her grandmother very much and thinks she is wonderful for all sorts of very special reasons.
What’s wonderful about your grandmother?
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Ruby Red Shoes
Shortlisted – 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for Children’s Book Illustrations
Ruby Red Shoes Goes to Paris
Shortlisted – 2014 Australian Book Industry Award for Book of the Year for Younger Children
Shortlisted – 2014 Inaugural Readings Children’s Book Prize
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Illustrator and artist Kate Knapp is a graduate of the Queensland College of Art. Her design studio, Twigseeds, produces cards, prints, stationery and books.
Kate’s first book, Ruby Red Shoes, was shortlisted for the 2013 Children’s Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for Children’s Book Illustration. Her second book, Ruby Red Shoes Goes to Paris, was shortlisted for the 2014 Australian Book Industry Award for Book of the Year for Younger Children and for the 2014 Inaugural Readings Children’s Book Prize. Kate’s third book is Ruby Red Shoes Goes to London.
Kate is also the creator of a series of early learning books. Titles include Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Alphabet Book, Learn with Ruby Red Shoes: Counting Book, The World of Ruby Red Shoes: A Book About Ruby’s Day and The World of Ruby Red Shoes: A Book About Ruby’s Feelings.
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