The One and Only Ruby (The One and Only Ivan) by Katherine Applegate ISBN:9780008470746

One and Only Ruby by Katherine Applegate

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From beloved powerhouse author Katherine Applegate comes The One and Only Ruby, starring the adorable baby elephant from the Newbery Medal-winning modern classic The One and Only Ivan and its bestselling sequel, The One and Only Bob.
Ruby’s story picks up a few months after the events of The One and Only Bob. Now living in a wildlife sanctuary, Ruby’s caretaker from the elephant orphanage in Africa where she grew up is visiting. Seeing him again brings back a flood of memories both happy and sad of her life before the circus, and she recounts the time she spent in the African savannah to Ivan and Bob.

In the timeless way that only Katherine Applegate could craft, this highly anticipated novel in verse is the perfect mix of heartfelt and humorous, poignant and sweet.

Don’t miss the film adaptation of The One and Only Ivan, now streaming on Disney+!

From beloved powerhouse author Katherine Applegate comes The One and Only Ruby, starring the adorable baby elephant from the Newbery Medal-winning modern classic The One and Only Ivan and its bestselling sequel, The One and Only Bob.


About the Author: Katherine Applegate’s many books include the Roscoe Riley Rules chapter book series, the picture book The Buffalo Storm, and the award-winning novel Home of the Brave. With her husband, Michael Grant, she wrote the hugely popular series Animorphs, which has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide.Katherine was inspired to write The One and Only Ivan after reading about the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, the Shopping Mall Gorilla. The real Ivan lived alone in a tiny cage for twenty-seven years at a shopping mall before being moved to Zoo Atlanta after a public outcry. He was a beloved celebrity at the zoo, which houses the nation”s largest collection of western lowland gorillas. Ivan was well known for his paintings, which he “signed” with a thumbprint.Katherine lives in California with her husband and two children.

11 May 2023
 

Additional information

Format

Paperback / softback

Genre

Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

Readership Level

Children's (6-12)

ISBN

9780008470746

Publication Date

11 May 2023

The One and Only Ruby (The One and Only Ivan) by Katherine Applegate ISBN 9780008470746

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