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Ruth Krauss

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(1901 - 1993)

Ruth Krauss

Ruth Krauss (July 25, 1901 – July 10, 1993) was an American writer of children’s books, including The Carrot Seed, and of theatrical poems for adult readers. Many of her books are still in print. She was married to Crockett Johnson.

Maurice Sendak characterized Krauss as “a giant” in the world of children’s literature.



Bibliography

And I Love You (2010)

A meditation on mothers and children and love.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Steven Kellogg

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The Big World and the Little House (1949)

The whole family -- three generations and the dog -- join together to make a rundown old house into a home.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Marc Simont

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The Carrot Seed (1945)

Everyone tells him his carrot won’t come up, but the little boy knows better.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson

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The Happy Egg (1967)

The egg gets sat on and sat on and sat on in this early reader.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson

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The Happy Egg (2005)

The early life story of an egg and its bird.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson

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How to Make an Earthquake (1954)

A collection of activities to do at home.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson

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I Can Fly (1981)

A little boy and a little girl can be anything they can imagine.

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Jan Brett

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Is This You? (1955)

A guide to writing a biography of that most interesting person - you!

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson

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Is This You? (1964)

A guide to writing a biography of that most interesting person - you!

Author(s): Ruth Krauss
Illustrator(s): Crockett Johnson

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