The Maven of Valentine’s Day Returns with Twice the Love!

Ruby Valentine Is Back with a Sweet Surprise in New Picture Book from Laurie B. Friedman

MINNEAPOLIS--()--Ruby Valentine’s pet Lovebird is worried when Ruby brings home a new kitten in Ruby Valentine and the Sweet Surprise, a new picture book from Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. Will Sweetie Pie the cat replace Lovebird as Ruby’s favorite friend?

With adorable, detailed illustrations by Lynne Avril, popular children’s and middle-grade author Laurie B. Friedman’s third Ruby Valentine story will charm and delight readers and fans. They’ll learn that there’s enough love in Ruby’s heart for two in this sweet, rhyming picture book.

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About the Author
Laurie Friedman is the author of the popular Mallory series, as well as many picture books including Love, Ruby Valentine; Ruby Valentine Saves the Day; I’m Not Afraid of this Haunted House; Thanksgiving Rules; and Back-to-School Rules. Ms. Friedman lives in Miami. She loves to dance, bake, spend time with her family, and celebrate holidays, particularly Valentine’s Day.

About the Illustrator
Lynne Avril loves holidays too. She is the illustrator of Love, Ruby Valentine; Ruby Valentine Saves the Day; the Every Cowgirl series; and the new Amelia Bedelia series. She lives in Phoenix but she likes to travel, making new friends in different countries.

About the Publisher
Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, creates high-quality fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults.

PUBLICATION DATE:
November 2014

$16.95 Hardcover, Jacketed
eBook also available
Ages 5–9
HC: 978-0-7613-8873-9
32 Pages ● 10 5/8 x 8 7/8

To Purchase: Visit your local bookstore , order by phone at 800-328-4929, or visit us online at www.lernerbooks.com.

Contacts

Lerner Publishing Group
Lindsay Matvick, 800-328-4929, x385
Publicity and Trade Marketing Manager
lmatvick@lernerbooks.com

Release Summary

The Maven of Valentine’s Day Returns with Twice the Love! Ruby Valentine Is Back with a Sweet Surprise in New Picture Book from Laurie B. Friedman

Contacts

Lerner Publishing Group
Lindsay Matvick, 800-328-4929, x385
Publicity and Trade Marketing Manager
lmatvick@lernerbooks.com