It’s Ruby’s first day at school, and it feels like there are beasts lurking around every corner! How will Mom help her find her courage? Ruby and Mom’s adventures open the door for caregivers to ask children about their anxieties about new experiences.
Product Dimensions:8.5 x 10.75 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 3-7 years
Awards & Accolades
“A cheery reminder of the fun to be had—and fears overcome—with a little imagination” —Publishers Weekly
“Latimer’s acrylic paintings, augmented by watercolor pencil, depict a jaunty Black mother-and-daughter pair.... She deftly modulates between mundane reality and Ruby’s imaginings” — Kirkus Reviews
About the Contributors
Written by - Kathryn White
Kathryn White has written over two dozen children's books. When she is not writing, Kathryn visits schools and libraries telling stories and leading activities. She lives in Somerset, England with her husband and children.
Illustrated by - Miriam Latimer
Miriam Latimer studied illustration at the University of the West of England. She now works as a full-time illustrator and combines this with workshops for primary school children. Miriam lives with her husband and their two sons in Devon, England.