書籍資料 Book Details
書名:Ruby in Her Own Time
ISBN: 978-0-439-86278-3
編號: A12-A-K3-007
作者: Jonathan Emmett
出版社: Scholastic
封面: paperback
頁數: 32頁
適合年齡: 6+歲
訂價: $250
書籍內容簡介:
小鴨Ruby的所有動作都比其他的姐妹們慢,但是他的父母總是很有耐心地等待,他們相信只要時間一到,Ruby就會跟其他的鴨子一樣,而事實證明他們是對的!適合6歲以上兒童閱讀。

Two ducks watch over their five eggs, four of which hatch at the same time. Mother Duck tells Father Duck that the fifth one will hatch "in its own time." Eventually, the shell cracks and tiny Ruby enters the world. She tackles all tasks at her own pace, including eating and swimming. However, when it comes time for the siblings to stretch their wings, Ruby soars the farthest and highest. One day, she flies away, and her mother reassures her father that their child will return, once again, in her own time. When she does come home, Ruby is accompanied by her own mate and ducklings. This charming book celebrates an individual's determination and sense of self. The pacing of the rhythmic text is ideal for family storytimes that include youngsters of varying ages. Harry's soft, pastel paintings are gentle and appealing. They are slightly textured, suggesting the look of feathers, nests, and river reeds. Ruby flaps her wings to her own drummer and astute readers will recognize her parents' strength as they provide the necessary time and space for her to accomplish her goals.--Shawn Brommer, South Central Library System, Madison, WI Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.