Ruby Valentine Saves the Day

By Laurie Friedman
Illustrated by Lynne Avril

Another holiday picture book winner from the author of Love, Ruby Valentine.

Ruby Valentine plans to host a grand Valentine's Day party at her mountaintop house, but a blizzard keeps her guests at home. Ruby and her trusty parrot, Lovebird, decide to take the party into town and learn an important lesson about celebration.

  • Valentine's Day is a popular book-buying holiday - this book is a perfect Valentine's Day gift.
  • Features strong universal message about celebrations.
  • Fun rhyming text paired with adorable, detailed artwork.

About the author

Laurie Friedman is the author of many award-winning books for children including her newest series, The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair. She also writes the popular Mallory books, a series of chapter books for 7-10 year olds. Critics have praised the Mallory books, saying that Mallory deserves a place beside Judy Moody, Amber Brown, and Junie B. Jones. Laurie is also the author of numerous Carolrhoda picture books including Love Ruby Valentine (2006) which won the Independent Publisher Book Award; Ruby Valentine Saves the Day (201 O); I'm Not Afraid of this Haunted House (2005) which won the CBC Children's Choices award; and Thanksgiving Rules (2009) which received the Moonbeam Children's Book Gold Medal Award. Laurie lives in Miami with her family and her dog, Ollie. Visit her on line at

About the illustrator

Lynne Avril is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including The Two Sillies by Mary Ann Hoberman, A New Improved Santa by Patricia Rae Wolff, and Love, Ruby Valentine by Laurie Friedman.

ISBN: 9780761342137
Imprint: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2010
Dimensions: 270 x 225mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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