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Margriet Ruurs

Margriet Ruurs is the award-winning author of forty books for children. Passionate about literacy, she writes children's and educational materials and conducts author visits and writing workshops at international schools around the world. Her picture book biography A Brush Full of Colour: The World of Ted Harrison won the Canadian Children’s Literature Roundtables Information Book Award and the Crystal Kite Award, and was nominated for several others. Born in the Netherlands, Margriet raised her family in the Yukon, Canada. Today, when she isn't travelling, she runs a booklover's bed and breakfast on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia.

 

Books by Margriet Ruurs

A Brush Full of Colour

The World of Ted Harrison

by (author) Margriet Ruurs & Katherine Gibson

Come, Read With Me

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Christine Wei

Ghost of the Mill House

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Claudia Dávila

Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
by (artist) Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature Read-Along

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
by (artist) Robert Bateman
read by Christian Down

Bus to the Badlands

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Claudia Dávila

Elephant Keeper, The

Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Pedro Covo

Birthdays Around the World

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Ashley Barron

Families Around the World

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Jessica Rae Gordon

Stepping Stones

A Refugee Family's Journey

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
by (artist) Nizar Ali Badr
translated by Falah Raheem

Stepping Stones Read-Along

A Refugee Family's Journey

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
by (artist) Nizar Ali Badr
translated by Falah Raheem

Nut and Bolt

by (author) Nicole De Cock
translated by Margriet Ruurs

School Days Around the World

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Alice Feagan

Amazing Animals

The Remarkable Things That Creatures Do

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by W. Allan Hancock

A Pacific Alphabet

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
with Dianna Bonder

A Mountain Alphabet

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Andrew Kiss

Emma at the Fair

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Barbara Spurll

In My Backyard

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Ron Broda

Wake Up, Henry Rooster!

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Sean Cassidy

When We Go Camping

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Andrew Kiss

Wild Babies

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Andrew Kiss

Logan's Lake

by (author) Margriet Ruurs

Emma's Cold day

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Barbara Spurll

Emma and the Coyote

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Barbara Spurll

Emma's Eggs

by (author) Margriet Ruurs
illustrated by Barbara Spurll