Hello, My Name is Ruby

Philip C. Stead

Hello, My Name is Ruby

Philip C. Stead

Have you met Ruby? She’s a small bird in a very big world, and she’s looking for a friend.

With spare text and artful, charming illustrations, Philip C. Stead brings to life a gentle tale about tiny but fearless Ruby’s quest to find her place in the world.

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  • “Stead’s flora-filled settings and free-spirited style will feel happily familiar to readers of A Home for Bird (2012); the fresh storyline follows the range of reactions to an extroverted personality. . . A final encounter helps the heroine and readers comprehend and value the concepts of name and identity—and the blessings that reaching out to a diverse community bestows.”

    Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

  • “Ruby exemplifies the willingness to see the good in everyone, and Stead’s artwork echoes her joyousness”

    Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

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