Ruth the Sleuth and the Messy Room (Soft Cover)



‘Ruth the Sleuth and the Messy Room’ was selected by Literary Classics to receive their ‘Seal of Approval’.

This is the story of Ruth, a little girl who is so accustomed to foraging through the clutter in her room that she has become quite adept at finding things in the midst of her messiness. When she loses her mother’s oven mitt, she is given a deadline – By the time the chocolate chip cookies in the oven are done baking, the oven mitt must be returned. No problem for Ruth because, as she says, she is “Ruth the Sleuth” and can find anything.

As Ruth searches for the oven mitt, she discovers other treasures that had been lost in the chaos of her room. As the minutes tick away, it becomes clear to Ruth that being organized might have its advantages. As her desire to play outside with her friend becomes more and more acute, she resolves to keep her room more tidy.

Includes a parental guide with creative ideas for motivating and encouraging children to be neat and nice. Also included is a tasty recipe for chocolate chip cookies.

This book has lots to offer for children, parents and educators.

Also available in Hard Cover and Kindle.

Ages: 3-7

  • Series: Building Character (Book 8)
  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Mazo Publishers (February 14, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.1 x 10 inches
  • Author: Carol Gordon Ekster

1 review for Ruth the Sleuth and the Messy Room (Soft Cover)

  1. An excellent book for school libraries, for reading in classroom settings, and for home reading shelves.” Literary Classics (Ruth the Sleuth has earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval.)

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