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Ruff!: And the Wonderfully Amazing Busy Day

Written & illustrated by Caroline Jayne Church
Published by HarperCollins
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Meet Ruff the Dog, star of the picture book Ruff! And the Wonderfully Amazing Busy Day. He’s an adorable new animal character created by bestselling illustrator Caroline Jayne Church. What Ruff wants most is to make some friends. He accidentally digs up the house of a little grey mouse named Hubble. By the time Ruff helps Hubble make a new home, he has a friend. Then he and Hubble decide to help Lottie, a duck who has also lost her home. And soon Ruff has a second friend! Caroline Jayne Chruch’s full-color illustrations bring all the animals in her charming story to life.

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This book is about making new friends, helping each other find new homes, and being busy! I love that Ruff found new friends to live by and that they were all happy working hard together. This book is pretty cute and I love how the animals all express themselves when they’re happy, excited, or trying to get each other’s attention. :) This story would be great to talk about emotions and how those, in turn, lead to certain actions. Cute illustrations, too!

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Book Topics › mice
Children's Books About Mice
Book Topics › home
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Book Topics › being busy
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Who Wrote Ruff!: And the Wonderfully Amazing Busy Day

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Caroline Jayne Church

Caroline Jayne Church’s picture books have been published in eight languages. Her illustrations can be found in advertising, paper products, packaging, character creation, and card design. She lives in Farnham, Surrey, England.

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Publication Date:
June 11, 2013
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