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Full Name: Ruth Krauss
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(1901-1993) Writer. Ruth Krauss was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and died in Westport, Connecticut. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Parsons School of Fine and Applied Art in New York City. She was the author of many children's books, and of verse plays and poetry for adults. She was a member of the experimental Writer's Laboratory at the Bank Street School in New York City in the 1940s. She was the wife of Crockett Johnson.
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1901 (Unknown) County
Ruth Krauss was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1901. 
1993 (Unknown) County
Ruth Krauss died in Westport, Connecticut, in 1993. 
1945 (Unknown) County
The Carrot Seed
Children's book; illustrated by her husband, Crockett Johnson. 
1952 (Unknown) County
A Hole Is To Dig: A First Book Of First Definitions
Children's book; illustrated by Maurice Sendak. 
1944 (Unknown) County
A Good Man And His Good Wife
Children's book; illustrated by Ad Reinhardt. 
1950 (Unknown) County
The Happy Day
Children's book. 
1954 (Unknown) County
A Very Special House
Children's book. 
1950 (Unknown) County
The Backward Day
Children's book, illustrated by Marc Simont. 
1954 (Unknown) County
How To Make An Earthquake
Children's book; illustrated by Crockett Johnson. 
1955 (Unknown) County
Is This You?
Children's book; written with Crockett Johnson. 
1967 (Unknown) County
The Happy Egg
Children's book; illustrated by Crockett Johnson. 
1950 (Unknown) County
I Can Fly
Children's book; illustrated by Mary Blair. 
? New York County
Ms. Krauss received a bachelor of arts degree from the Parsons School of Fine and Applied Art located in Manhattan, New York. She also studied at Columbia University. 

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