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Ruth Krauss - Author

About the Author

On July 25, 1901, Ruth Krauss was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She went to school and spent the majority of her time drawing and reading. She published many children's books; her first , A Good Man and His Good Wife, was published in 1944. Of all her books, her favorites include The Carrot Seed and A Hole is To Dig. However, Ruth felt her best books were Other Tales from Children, and Somebody Else's Nut Tree. On July 10, 1993, Krauss died in Westport, Connecticut.

Books by Ruth Krauss

Bears

Bears

Author: Ruth Krauss Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2019

There's bears, bears everywheres! On the stairs and under chairs! There are 'bears, bears, everywheres' in this hilarious rhyming text, coupled with the classic illustration style of Sendak. Each spread features the rascally child, Max, from Where the Wild Things Are, as he chases his own elusive bear through each scene. A perfectly surreal bedtime read for young children.

Roar Like a Dandelion

Roar Like a Dandelion

Author: Ruth Krauss Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

An abecedarian catalog of delights. -Kirkus (starred review) Each page offers its own adventure; taken together, the spreads create an irresistible, deliciously subversive invitation to turn one's back on the tiresome. -Publishers Weekly (starred review) From Ruth Krauss, the celebrated children's book author of The Carrot Seed and A Hole Is to Dig, comes this never-before-published book of witty one-liners-brought to life by Geisel Honor-winning artist Sergio Ruzzier. Dance with a leaf. Jump like a raindrop. Sit in the sun and shine. Not since A Hole Is to Dig and Open House for Butterflies have we seen such electric and playful words on a page. This imaginative story from Ruth Krauss-one of the most beloved children's book authors of all time-and celebrated artist Sergio Ruzzier is a remarkable collaboration that captures the timeless spirit of Krauss's signature wit and humor. Paired with Ruzzier's irresistible drawings, this story will delight readers of all ages and inspire them to roar like dandelions. A perfect gift for the holidays, Valentine's Day, and graduation!

The Growing Story

The Growing Story

Author: Ruth Krauss Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2019

A classically beautiful picture book from Helen Oxenbury and Ruth Krauss. Share the universal experience of growing up and discover the rhythms of the seasons in this wonderfully timeless story. A little boy, some chicks and a puppy live on a farm. They see the first signs of spring growing in the fields and the little boy asks his mother if he and the puppy will grow too. Of course you will, she assures him, and as spring turns to summer he sees his dog growing taller and the chicks become chickens. But as the seasons change and everything grows around him, the little boy feels like he has stayed the same. Can he really be growing too? This charming story will enchant younger readers and is perfect for sharing aloud. Beautifully presented as an illustrated paperback, it is the perfect book for all little children wondering if they're growing too.

The Backward Day

The Backward Day

Author: Ruth Krauss Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2007

LGB I Can Fly

LGB I Can Fly

Author: Ruth Krauss Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2003

The Carrot Seed

The Carrot Seed

Author: Ruth Krauss Format: Board book Release Date: 27/04/1994

From beloved children's book creators Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson comes the perennial favorite The Carrot Seed, now in a board book that's perfect for little hands When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits...This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss's simple text and Crockett Johnson's eloquent illustrations creates a triumphant and deeply satisfying story for readers of all ages. The sturdy board book pages make this edition of the beloved story perfect for babies and toddlers.

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