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Ruby in the ruins

Author: Shirley Hughes
Publisher: London Walker Books Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A classic picture book about family love, set in post-war London, from the much-loved and award-winning Shirley Hughes. Ruby and Mum have lived through the terrifying London Blitz and are waiting for Dad to come home from the war. Ruby hardly recognizes the tall man who steps off the train, but when she falls in the ruins nearby, there's only one person who she wants to rescue her.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Children's stories
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Sophisticated picture books
Juvenile fiction
Ficton
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Hughes
ISBN: 9781406375893 1406375896
OCLC Number: 1028999013
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Responsibility: Shirley Hughes.

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A classic picture book about family love, set in post-war London, from the much-loved and award-winning Shirley Hughes. Ruby and Mum have lived through the terrifying London Blitz and are waiting for Dad to come home from the war. Ruby hardly recognizes the tall man who steps off the train, but when she falls in the ruins nearby, there's only one person who she wants to rescue her.

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"Set in the aftermath of the London Blitz and VE Day, Hughes takes an evocative look at the ruins of post-war London and the conflicts impact on family life. The relationship between Ruby and her Read more...

 
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