Ruby Moo has always been different from the other cows. She isn’t content making yogurt, milk, and cheese on the dairy farm. Ruby wants to be an astronaut, an explorer, and, more than anything, she wants to be the first cow deep-sea diver. So one day, brave Ruby Moo stows away on a van and rides it all the way to the ocean. Borrowing a helmet, she dives right into the water and discovers an exciting shipwreck along with a scary, giant squid! Thankfully, the squid is only looking for a chess partnerand maybe someone to play with on his trampoline. Phew!
Author Isabel Atherton concocts a quirky story of a courageous cow who dares to dream big. Bethany Straker’s zany illustrations bring the story to life with vibrant colors that are sure to spark the imaginations of little readers everywhere and make them say, “If Ruby Moo can, I can, too!”
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|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 6 Years|
About the Author
Isabel Atherton is a literary agent and the director of Creative Authors Ltd., as well as the author of The Bad Easter Bunny, Smelly Ghost, and Springy Chicken. She lives in New York City.
Bethany Straker is an illustrator of picture books and magazines. Her work often leans towards the humorous, and has been described as "somewhere between the stylings of a Steve Fiorilla and a Mike Judge series" (filmmonthly.com). She enjoys the little visual details that others may not notice, loves drawing the grotesque and champions the underdog. She has illustrated Smelly Ghost, A Curious Robot on Mars!, Springy Chicken, and The Spotty Dotty Daffodil with Sky Pony Press. She lives in Kent, England.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
‘A pebbly beach and the sea — blue, inviting, and whispering of adventures.’ Ruby Moo is not content with life at the dairy farm. She's an adventurer, a daydreamer, and she wants to explore. And she does just that! This is a wacky story of ambition and excitement, dreaming big and following your heart. It was a lot of fun and the psychedelic colour scheme added to that. The images were wonderfully detailed and bright. A great little picture book bursting with energy.