illustrated by Paola Zakimi
Ruby is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how hard she tries, she can never catch up. Then one day, she discovers some sticks in the grass. Not just any sticks-swords! And suddenly the world is her kingdom. Readers will cheer on Ruby's perseverance and creativity as they delight in the antics of the adorable animals that join her along the way. Anyone who has ever imagined themselves the star of their own swashbuckling adventure will find this sweet book irresistible.
Jacqueline Veissid grew up in New York City with two older brothers and one older sister. Ruby's Sword is her first book. She lives on the South Shore of Massachusetts.
Paola Zakimi was born and raised in cold Patagonia, Argentina. She studied art and graphic design in Buenos Aires. She illustrated Teddy & Co. by Cynthia Voigt and Secrets I Know by Kallie George. She lives in Villa Giardino, Argentina.