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3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Ruby's blanket takes her on a night flight to an island where she performs an act of great bravery.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1988 by Houghton Mifflin
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Author/Illustrator: Alison Lester
First Published: 2011

Picked up for a storybook quilt.

Reminiscent of Where the Wild Things Are.

Bravery, imagination, dreams.

A favourite quilt that gives you strength and takes away night-time fears.

Real World imagery coupled with a child's imagination.


Read aloud: 3+
Read yourself: 7+

A cute story about a girl whose beloved patchwork quilt Besty turns into a magical carpet one night and takes her away to an island to become a hero. Alison Lester's illustrations are endearing, as always.
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Has a son Lachie Hume, who is also a published children's book author.
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