This Way, Ruby!
Ruby's brothers and sisters are always racing off in search of adventure. "This way, Ruby!" they call, but Ruby, who is still the littlest, likes to take things slowly. She prefers to look at all the grassy banks, the willow trees, and the dragonflies, which is just as well, for when...more
3/31/10 & 4/1/10 This book was longer than I thought, so it fits all ages in the preschool group. The kids enjoyed it--and they put up with the mistakes I made (both times!). And, again, I had to focus really hard in my tired state to get all those r's correct. Rebecca, Rory, Rosie, Rufus--that's just mean of the author! :-)
3/28/12 I managed all the r's! Woohoo! This was a good...more
A must read for a preschool class setting. :)
Ruby, the smallest of five duckling siblings, always lags behind until they get lost in a storm and Ruby uses her powers of observation to try to save them.
Jonathan Emmett was born in Leicestershire in 1965, the son of a factory fitter and a primary school teacher.
Jonathan loved books from an early age and some of his earliest memories are of visiting his local library. The picture books that he borrowed then, including Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss and Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson h