Ruby Redfort: Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child – Giveaway

Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. So break out boredom with multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child, and meet your new favourite heroine… Ruby Redfort: detective, secret agent, thirteen-year-old kid.

Everyone’s favourite kid detective is back for a second mind-blowing instalment, packed with all the off-the-wall humour, action and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it’s an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea…
Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount?
]Well, you wouldn’t want to bet against her…

About the Author

Lauren Child grew up in Wiltshire as the middle child of three sisters and the daughter of two teachers. She has always been interested in the many aspects of childhood, from gazing into toy shop windows to watching American children’s shows from the 1960s. After attending two Art Schools, where Lauren admits that she did not learn much, she travelled for six months, still unsure about which career to embark upon.

Before Lauren starting writing and illustrating children’s books she started her own company ‘Chandeliers for the People’ making exotic, elegant lampshades. It was only when she came to write and illustrate the book Clarice Bean, That’s Me that she decided to devote her time to writing and illustrating books for children, which combines her fascination for childhood and her talent for designing and creating. Lauren gets her inspiration from other people’s conversations or from seeing something funny happen.

Lauren lives in North London. (This was taken from Lauren’s Goodreads profile)


I have a great competition for you guys today! To celebrate the release of Ruby Redfort: Take Your Last Breath by Lauren Child in paperback on the 6th June – the lovely people over at Harper Collins are giving away: a copy of Ruby Redfort: Take Your Last Breath in paperback, as well as a Ruby Redfort pencil, notepad, iPod Touch case, travel card case and t-shirt. The t-shirt features the most popular Ruby slogan, as voted for by fans on Twitter for World Book Day. Awesome right? It’s open internationally so everyone can enter! 🙂 There is a pic below of the prize.

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