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Ruth Krauss (1901–1993)

Author of The Carrot Seed

Includes the names: Ruth Kraus, Ruth Krauss, Rutrh Krauss, רות קראוס

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The Carrot Seed 3,229 copies, 58 reviews
The Happy Day 750 copies, 12 reviews
A Hole is to Dig 735 copies, 15 reviews
I Can Fly 402 copies, 9 reviews
Bears 356 copies, 13 reviews
A Very Special House 303 copies, 9 reviews
The Growing Story 178 copies, 12 reviews
I'll Be You and You Be Me 174 copies, 4 reviews
Open House for Butterflies 160 copies, 6 reviews
The Happy Egg 148 copies, 2 reviews
The Bundle Book 110 copies, 6 reviews
Is This You? 87 copies, 3 reviews
The Backward Day 84 copies, 3 reviews
Goodnight Goodnight Sleepyhead 61 copies, 2 reviews
Big and Little 51 copies, 1 review
Charlotte and The White Horse 45 copies, 2 reviews
And I Love You 41 copies, 2 reviews
The Carrot Seed (Board Book) 26 copies, 1 review
Roar Like a Dandelion 17 copies, 1 review
Big World and the Little House 15 copies, 1 review
I Write It 2 copies, 1 review
If Only 1 copy
Monkey day 1 copy
Telephone #9 (Contributor) 1 copy
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Ruth Krauss was born in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from the Parson School of Design in New York City. During the 1940s, she was a member of the Writers' Laboratory at the Bank Street College of Education. In 1943, she married Crockett Johnson, a children's book author and illustrator. They collaborated on many books for children, among them such classics such as The Carrot Seed (1945). Her book A Hole Is to Dig (1952) was illustrated by Maurice Sendak. She produced more than 30 books for children in her career and also wrote poems for an adult audience.
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