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Ruth Stiles Gannett attended City and Country School in New York City, then graduated from Vassar College with a bachelor's degree in chemistry in 1944. In 1948, she published her first novel for children, My Father's Dragon, which won the Newbery Medal. The book was illustrated by her stepmother, Ruth Chrisman Gannett, and the typography was designed by her husband Peter Kahn, with whom she had seven children. She wrote two more novels in the series, Elmer and the Dragon (1950) and The Dragons of Blueland (1951), among other books.
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