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Stepping stones : a refugee family's journey —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

"In this dual-language picture book, a young girl and her family are forced to flee their village to escape the civil war that has engulfed Syria and make their way toward freedom in Europe"-- Provided by publisher.

Families around the world —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

The families in this informational picture book are based on real families who have shared their lives with author Margriet Ruurs.

Birthdays around the world —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

"Every child in the world has a birthday. But how children celebrate this occasion depends on where they live. In this latest addition to the Around the World series, award-winning author Margriet Ruurs explores the fasc...

Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature —Ruurs, Margriet.

Robert Bateman's art and family photos illustrate the story of his childhood.

School days around the world —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952- author.

Author Margriet Ruurs begins this engaging informational picture book by posing an intriguing question: "What is a school? Is it a building with classrooms? Or can it be any place where children learn?" The fascinating s...

Emma's cold day —Ruurs, Margriet.

On a frosty winter day, Emma sets out to solve the problem of a cold chicken coop.

The elephant keeper : caring for orphaned elephants in Zambia —Ruurs, Margriet, author.

"In 14-year-old Aaron's village in Zambia, poaching for ivory is common practice, and elephants are feared because of the danger they pose to humans and the damage they often cause to crops so important to the villagers'...

Wild babies —Ruurs, Margriet.

Bear cubs in meadows and loons on cool lakes, otters, skunks, and deer are just some of the wilderness families in this introduction to the wonders of the outdoors.

Emma's eggs —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952-

Emma the chicken tries to make her eggs exactly the way she believes that the farmer and his family want them, but unfortunately this does not satisfy the family.

Emma at the fair —Ruurs, Margriet.

An enthusiastic and naive chicken learns what other creatures do to win a ribbon at the country fair, but she's only willing to be herself.

Wake up, Henry Rooster! —Ruurs, Margriet.

Henry the rooster hates to get up in the morning. When his father goes away for a convention and leaves Henry in charge, Henry fails at his task until the wise old goat comes up with a solution.

Bus to the Badlands —Ruurs, Margriet, author.

"In this illustrated chapter book, a group of grade schoolers fundraise to go on a trip to the dinosaur museum in Drumheller. And make a prehistoric discovery once they get there."-- Provided by publisher.

In my backyard —Ruurs, Margriet.

Simple text and illustrations introduce a variety of backyard animals.

Emma at the fair —Ruurs, Margriet.

An enthusiastic and naive chicken learns what other creatures do to win a ribbon at the country fair, but she's only willing to be herself.

Emma and the coyote —Ruurs, Margriet, 1952-

"Emma thinks she can outfox a hungry coyote in her newest henhouse tale. Barbara Sprull's trademark animal caricatures will delight as they bring this barnyard comedy to life" Cf. Our choice, 1999-2000.

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