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Ruby's Sword

Written by Jacqueline Véissid & illustrated by Paola Zakimi
Published by Chronicle Books
4.75 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 3.6 / 5.0
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Ruby is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how hard she tries, she can never catch up. Then one day, she discovers some sticks in the grass. Not just any sticks—swords! And suddenly the world is her kingdom. Readers will cheer on Ruby’s perseverance and creativity as they delight in the antics of the adorable animals that join her along the way. Anyone who has ever imagined themselves the star of their own swashbuckling adventure will find this sweet book irresistible.

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
4.75 / 7.0

I love the artwork in this book! It’s a sweet little story that is relatable for anyone with older siblings, and I love the emphasis on the power of imagination. The one drawback for me is that I’m not sure I want to introduce my preschooler to the concept of pretending sticks are swords…

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Who Wrote Ruby's Sword

Jacqueline Véissid

Jacqueline Véissid can often be found staring out at the sea, wishing for a new picture book idea. She lives in Hull, Massachusetts. This is her second book.

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Who Illustrated Ruby's Sword

Paola Zakimi

Paola Zakimi was born and raised in cold Patagonia, Argentina. She studied art and graphic design in Buenos Aires. She illustrated <em>Teddy & Co.</em> by Cynthia Voigt and <em>Secrets I Know</em> by Kallie George. She lives in Villa Giardino, Argentina.

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