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Ruth Chrisman Gannett

Illustrator

(1896 - 1979)

Ruth Chrisman Gannett

Ruth Chrisman Gannett was born in California. She illustrated many famous children’s books, chiefly with lithographs.



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The Dragons of Blueland (1951)

When Elmer Elevator’s dragon friend Boris and his family are in danger, he is off to Blueland to help them escape their captors.

Author(s): Ruth Stiles Gannett
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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Elmer and the Dragon (1950)

On their way home from Wild Island, Elmer Elevator and the baby dragon stop off at Feather Island where they meet the escaped canaries and search for treasure.

Author(s): Ruth Stiles Gannett
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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Hi-Po the Hippo (1942)

When a baby hippo is left on their front lawn, Mr. and Mrs Hippo decide to keep him.

Author(s): Dorothy Thomas
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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How the Baby Hippo Found a Home (1942)

One morning Mr. and Mrs. Hippo find a baby in a basket by their front door. Mr. Hippo decides to keep the little boy whose name is Hi-Po.

Author(s): Dorothy Thomas
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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Miss Hickory (1946)

Miss Hickory has a hickory nut for a head, but her body is an applewood twig.

1947
1947

Author(s): Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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My Father’s Dragon (1948)

When an alley cat he befriends tells Elmer Elevator about the captive baby dragon on Wild Island, he determines to go to the island and set him free.

1948
1949

Author(s): Ruth Stiles Gannett
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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My Mother is the Most Beautiful Woman in the World (1945)

We don’t love people because they are beautiful. They are beautiful because we love them.

1946

Author(s): Becky Reyher
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon (1998)

A boxed set containing My Father’s Dragon, Elmer and the Dragon, and The Dragons of Blueland.

Author(s): Ruth Stiles Gannett
Illustrator(s): Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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