Ruby in the Ruins

Author(s): Shirley Hughes Shirley

Picture Books

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.


Product Information

The doyenne of children's literature, Shirley has won the Kate Greenaway Medal and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for her services to children's literature. The doyenne of children's literature, Shirley has won the Kate Greenaway Medal and the prestigious Eleanor Farjeon Award for her services to children's literature.

General Fields

  • : 9781406375893
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : April 2018
  • : 270mm X 250mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Shirley Hughes
  • : 823.914
  • : 32
  • : Shirley Hughes Shirley
  • : Hardback