For Ruby Valentine, two pets means twice the love!
There's a new addition in the Valentine house: a kitten! He's soft and sweet, and Ruby is happy to have him. But not everyone shares Ruby's enthusiasm. Lovebird's feathers are more than a little ruffled. And when Valentine's Day arrives, both animals try to outdo each other to show Ruby how much they love her. Ruby's favorite day quickly turns into a mess. Can Ruby find a way to show her pets that there's room in her heart for two?
About the Author
Laurie Friedman is the author of the popular Mallory series, The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair series, and many award-winning picture books. She lives in Florida.
Lynne Avril grew up in Montana, but she has lived in Arizona for a long time. Lynne knew she would always be an artist, but when she was younger her other passion was for horses. As an adult, her other passion is playing the bass in blues bands. Lynne received a BA in Art from the University of Montana in Missoula, got married, has two grown children, and likes to spend as much time as possible in Paris, France.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Title: Ruby Valentine and the Sweet Surprise Author: Laurie Friedman Illustrator: Lybbe Avrill Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group Published: 11-1-2014 Pages: 32 Genre: Children's Fiction Sub-Genre: Valentines Day, Holiday CelebrationsChildren's Fiction, Animas, Pets ISBN: 9780761388739 ASIN: B00MBXU4PU Reviewed For NetGalley and Lerner Publishing Group Reviewer: DelAnne Rating: 4.5 Stars Ruby's two pets compete for her affections. Ruby tries to show them that their is room in her heart for more than one. Will their jealousy and insecurities stop or will the continue to try and one up one another? Well done chapter book about the heart's expansive capabilities. Easy text and fun colorful illustrations. Check it out and enjoy. My rating of "Ruby Valentine and the Sweet Surprise" is 4.5 out of 5 stars.