Nick Sharratt; Sue Heap
Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Family Relationships; Family member death; Step parent; death of a mother; step mother
Ruby and Garnet are ten-year-old twins. They're identical, and they do everything together, especially since their mother died three years earlier - but they couldn't be more different. Bossy, bouncy, funny Ruby loves to take charge, while quiet, sensitive, academic Garnet loves nothing more than to curl up with one of her favourite books
father and step mother
Nestle Smarties Book Prize, 1995, Winner, Ages 9-11; Sheffield Children's Book Award, 1996, Overall Winner; Sheffield Children's Book Award, 1996, Winner. Ages (7-11)
twins; Great Britain; individuality; sisters; sneaking out
Wilson, Jacqueline, "Double Act" (1999). DIVerse Families. 1046.