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Ronan the Librarian

Written by Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie and illustrated by Victoria Maderna
Published by Roaring Brook Press
Goodreads Rating - 4.8 / 5.0
$17.99
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Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

This humorous picture book from sister duo Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie and illustrator Victoria Maderna follows Ronan the Barbarian as he he grows from being just a rough-and-tumble warrior to Ronan the Librarian—a rough-and-tumble warrior who loves books.

Ronan was a mighty barbarian. He invaded. He raided. And back home, he traded. He always found the greatest treasures. Until one day, Ronan found something no barbarian wants: A BOOK.

At first, his fellow barbarians are skeptical of his newfound passion for reading, but in the end, even they aren’t immune to the charms of a good book.

What Kind of Book is Ronan the Librarian

Quotes from This Book

  • "Uff da! What am I going to do with this useless thing?" . . . Then a picture caught his eye. Ronan read the first sentence. Then a paragraph. Then a page. Before he knew it, he had devoured an entire chapter.
  • The fierce raider became a fierce reader, and soon his massive collection threatened to devour him.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • Ronan doesn’t think he likes reading until he actually gives it a chance, then it turns out he loves it! Why doesn’t he think he’ll like it? Are there things you don’t think you like that you’ve never tried?

  • Ronan builds a library in his community. Do you have a library in your community? Consider taking a trip to the library and experiencing the excitement Ronan enjoys there!

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Who Wrote Ronan the Librarian

author
Tara Luebbe

TARA LUEBBE was a child star raised by paparazzi parents who recorded her every move. Tara went on to own a children’s bookstore and found her true calling as a writer. She lives in South Carolina, with her husband and three famous boys.

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author
Becky Cattie

Becky Cattie was a child star raised by paparazzi parents who recorded her every move. Becky got a taste of Hollywood casting for reality TV shows, including America’s Got Talent and Extreme Makeover. She lives in Chicago.

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Who Illustrated Ronan the Librarian

illustrator
Victoria Maderna

Victoria Maderna is an Argentinian illustrator working mainly in children’s publishing and fantasy tabletop games. She owns far too many books and is fond of bushy beards, but she strongly prefers sharp pencils to sharp axes. Victoria lives in Spain with her bushy-bearded husband.

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Tara Luebbe's Book Dedication

To mighty librarians and fierce booksellers everywhere

Becky Cattie's Book Dedication

To mighty librarians and fierce booksellers everywhere

Victoria Maderna's Book Dedication

To Federico, for inspiring me every day

What was Ronan's initial feeling about the books he raided?
  1. They were exciting.
  2. They were worthless.
  3. They were useful.
  4. They were scary.
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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1250189217
ISBN 13:
9781250189219
Publication Date:
April 21, 2020