(1901 - 1993)
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.
And I Love You (2010)
A meditation on mothers and children and love.
The whole family -- three generations and the dog -- join together to make a rundown old house into a home.
The Carrot Seed (1945)
Everyone tells him his carrot won’t come up, but the little boy knows better.
The Happy Egg (1967)
The egg gets sat on and sat on and sat on in this early reader.
The Happy Egg (2005)
The early life story of an egg and its bird.
How to Make an Earthquake (1954)
A collection of activities to do at home.
I Can Fly (1981)
A little boy and a little girl can be anything they can imagine.
Is This You? (1955)
A guide to writing a biography of that most interesting person - you!