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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Ruby
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y separately published work icon Meet Ruby Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin , 2013 Z1912053 2013 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction 'It's 1930 . . . and Ruby Quinlan lives in a big house in Adelaide with her parents and her fox terrier, Baxter. As she gets ready for her twelfth birthday party, Ruby has never been happier. But the world she knows is collapsing, and people everywhere are losing their jobs and their homes. Soon Ruby's comfortable life falls apart in ways she could never have imagined . . .

Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the first of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.'(Publisher's blurb)
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y separately published work icon Ruby and the Country Cousins Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin , 2013 Z1912043 2013 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction 'It's 1931, and Ruby's family has lost everything in the Great Depression. And so, leaving behind her dad, her school friends and everything she knows, Ruby must move to Kettle Farm to stay with her cousins. Everything about life in the country is new and strange, and Ruby has never felt like such an outsider. Thankfully she has her much-loved dog, Baxter, for the company - until he gets up to mischief, and everything goes horribly wrong...

Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the second of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.' (Publisher's blurb)
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y separately published work icon School Days for Ruby Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Puffin , 2013 6102445 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'Ruby is finally settling into life at her school in the country. But when a desperately poor family moves to the area no one wants to be friends with them. Ruby will have to choose sides, and she has already made an enemy at school – Doris Spinks. Will she do what she knows is right? And what does Doris know about Ruby's beloved dad?' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon Ruby of the Kettle Farm Penny Matthews , Melbourne : Penguin Books , 2013 6345684 2013 single work children's fiction children's historical fiction

'It's 1931, and Kettle Farm is starting to feel like home, but Ruby is still desperately worried about her dad. He hasn't written for weeks, and nobody knows where he is. Will Dad ever come back to them? When nobody will give Ruby any answers, she sets out to find him herself...

'Follow Ruby on her adventure in the final of four exciting stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.' (Publisher's blurb)

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First known date: 2012
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