Ruby Holler
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Ruby Holler

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Description

Tiller and Sairy live a quiet life in Ruby Holler, their children have long since left home and they are happy with their routines. Until one day they each decide they want to undertake a big adventure and they need companions to accompany them. And now it gets exciting because they adopt two children from the local orphanage and form an unlikely foursome for the children can not believe they are really 'wanted' and Tiller and Sairy have to deal with some pretty unconventional behaviour on the part of the children. A wonderful, whimsical and magical story that combines quirky action and adventure with the important themes of family and loyalty and learning to belong.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 28mm | 370g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747556172
  • 9780747556176
  • 1,151,164

Review quote

A magical novel by the award-winning children's author Sharon Creech aimed at her core 10+ readers. This is a book full of powerful relationships and strong characters: Tillie and Sairy live quiet lives in Ruby Holler now that their children have left home. And then they adopt two children from the local orphanage to take on a "big adventure".show more

About Sharon Creech

Sharon Creech is the author of many prize-winning international best-selling children's books including the Smarties shortlisted, Newbery Medal winning WALK TWO MOONS. He latest older fiction title THE WANDERER was a Newbery Honor title and was also short listed for the Carnegie Prize. This is Sharon's second book for Bloomsbury. Her novels are wonderful, life enhancing stories that beautifully describe a world in which people grow to be better and wiser and happier. She has said of her writing: 'Sometimes I am asked why I don't write books that reflect real-life violence in grittier settings. The answer to that is: because that is not the world I want to live in, nor is it the world I want to offer children. There are beautiful places and beautiful people in this world, plenty of them, and I like to celebrate those places and those people.'show more

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13,262 ratings
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