Ruby was made in 1934 by Austin Motor Company in Longbridge, England. She's shiny, she's beautiful and this is her story.
Since he started writing and illustrating children's books in 1990, Colin Thompson has had more than 40 books published. He has received several awards, including an Aurealis Award for the novel How to Live Forever and the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 2006 for The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley. His books include numerous picture books, The Floods series, and The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness picture book.