31 Authors Children Love: Ruth Krauss

Of all the books we own by Ruth Krauss, I think this one is our favorite:

This book of definitions will ring true to any child. My children love the elaborate drawings by Sendak. Several of these “definitions” have entered our family lexicon.

You’ll find some familiar illustrators worked with Krauss. People like Crockett Johnson (her husband):

And Maurice Sendak (already mentioned with A Hole is to Dig):

This Ruth Krauss book has been reissued with new, gorgeous illustrations:

I love this book, and I almost chose it as our favorite. The rhythm is gentle, much like Goodnight Moon, and the art is good enough to display on its own.

Others by Ruth Krauss:

and there are many more.
Other sites about Ruth Krauss:

Do you have a favorite book by Ruth Krauss?

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