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Ruby Red By Henrietta Branford

Ruby Red

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Ruby Red is a lively and modern little sprite - a-do-it-yourself, solve-everything kind of a child in a miniature world. She and her friends inhabit an enchanting and pastoral dwelling close to the River Weedwater. This volume contains five Ruby Red stories.

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Ruby Red: Tales from the Weedwater by Henrietta Branford

Five exquisitely written stories about a contemporary sprite, by an award-winning author.* Ruby Red is a lively and modern little sprite -- a-do-it-yourself, solve-everything kind of a child in a miniature world. She and her friends inhabit an enchanting and pastoral dwelling close to the River Weedwater. Meet the Gargoyle, who only likes striking six o-clock; Floyd, the Mechanical Wonder Horse -- put out to pasture from the fairground; Firecracker Fly, fearsome pirate who sails the Weedwater on the good ship Fly-By-Night; Columbine, Cluck, and Crinkle -- the hens who love worms and...skating; Grandma Samphire who lives on an island and windmill dweller Sweet Grandpa William, who hates to wash his socks. Five enchanting stories in one book from this prize-winning author.

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" Compelling and wonderfully strange" TES "A quirky, magical book" Sunday Times "Highly unusual, utterly charming" The Scotsman

About Henrietta Branford


Henrietta Branford grew up in the New Forest. Her rural childhood inspires all her writing and shines through her Ruby Red stories.The first of her three Dimanche Diller books won the Smarties Book Prize [6 -- 8] category and was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. She won Guardian Fiction award for her Walker title Fire, Bed and Bone. Henrietta died from breast cancer on April 23rd, 1999/ She is survived by her husband, the photographer Paul Carter and their three children.

Additional information

GOR001771646
Ruby Red: Tales from the Weedwater by Henrietta Branford
Henrietta Branford
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1999-03-01
96
0006752551
9780006752554
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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