Synopses & Reviews
That Ruby! Wherever she goes, table cloths accidentally pull dishes to the floor, flowers get trampled and spaghetti somehow end up in her hair. You can't take Ruby anywhere! One sunny morning, the postman brings Ruby an amazing invitation to have tea with -- the Queen! Ruby had better polish her manners and quickly. Will Ruby really be ready in time? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, and Robin Preiss Glasser know a thing or two about the importance of manners and poise and being ladylike. In andlt;iandgt;Tea For Rubyandlt;/iandgt;, they have created the irrepressible Ruby, whose antics and foibles with touch readers' hearts as she tries her very best to do things correctly. In the end, she knows she is loved for who she is, and that she will always be a princess, royal or not!
Bestselling author Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of York, teams up with "New York Times"-bestselling illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser for this picture book about a little girl who tries to perfect her manners in time for tea at the palace. Full color.
Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, and Glasser have created the irrepressible Ruby, whose antics and foibles will touch readers' hearts as she tries her very best to do things correctly. In the end, she knows she is loved for who she is, and that she will always be a princess, royal or not.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Sarah Ferguson, The Duchess of Yorkandlt;/bandgt;, is the author of several childrenand#8217;s books, including andlt;iandgt;Ballerina Rosieandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;iandgt;Tea for Rubyandlt;/iandgt;, illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser; and the Little Red series as well as a memoir, andlt;iandgt;Finding Sarahandlt;/iandgt;. The Duchess is a devoted spokesperson for many charitable organizations, including Changes for Children. She has two daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie.andlt;Bandgt;Robin Preiss Glasserandlt;/Bandgt; is theandnbsp;#1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane Oand#8217;Connor; andlt;iandgt;America: A Patriotic Primer, A is for Abigail, andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;iandgt;Our Fifty Statesandlt;/iandgt; by Lynne Cheney, and andlt;iandgt;Tea for Rubyandlt;/iandgt; by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She lives in Southern California with her family.