Illustrated by Paola Zakimi
Available on April 9, 2019
Ruby is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how hard she tries, she can never catch up. Then one day, she discovers some sticks in the grass. Not just any sticks—swords! And suddenly the world is her kingdom.
"A charmer." —Kirkus Reviews
Buttonwood Books and Toys
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Polymer clay, acrylic paint, twine, fishing wire
peacekeeper, friend, everyday hero, clever, observant, resourceful, inquisitive, playful, kind, upholder of good
special power: wins every staring contest
old soul, wise, quiet, prefers solitude, enjoys simple pleasures, bear of few words
sweet, contagious laugh that’s hard to stop once he gets going
special powers: deeply in tune with the natural world, can read the sky, visionary
proud, perfectionist, high standards, fine taste, a bit snobbish, heart of gold
special power: hypnotizes with her chattiness
blushes easily, shy, big imagination, compassionate
special power: can hear anything/everything by tuning ears like a receiver
touched by magic, tied to spirit world, doesn’t speak
special power: healer
what a sky gazer sees appears on its cloak
favorite spot: on a window sill looking out
who protects the sleeping moon with great feathered wings? the ever watchful owl, that’s whooo!