February 9, 2011

Ruby Valentine Saves The Day by Laurie Friedman

Ruby Valentine Saves The Day is the delightful tale of a young lady who organizes the most perfect Valentines Day party for the townspeople of Heartland.  Ruby cleans the house, makes invitations and decorations, she gets everything ready for the big day.  However, not everything in life can be controlled as Ruby soon learns when a huge snowstorm comes and puts a damper on her special day.

With colourful and charming illustrations and a rhyming, sing-song like feel to the words, this book is sure to be a favourite among the little girls in your life.  Value lessons include, realizing that not everything turns out as planned, so sometimes you have to bend with it and make the most out of what life deals to you.  Even though Ruby's original plans did not work out, she, along with Lovebird, realize that every moment with the people you love, is a celebration.

Ruby's favorite day of the year rolls around again, and she and Lovebird work feverishly to plan the perfect party for everyone in Heartland. But when Valentine's Day arrives, an unexpected snowstorm threatens to ruin all of Ruby's plans. Will Ruby find a way to save the day, or will everyone in Heartland have to wait until next year to celebrate? 

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