Posts Tagged ‘Ruth Krauss’

Carrying Carrots

25 July 2011


A good way to carry your carrots when you pretend you’re a horse is put them inside your shirt. Probably you’ll need a belt or a piece of string around your middle so they don’t fall out when you gallop.

By Ruth Krauss, Illustration by Crockett Johnson
From How to Make an Earthquake, Harper & Brothers, 1954

Ruth Krauss was born on July 25, 1901.

Have I said before that I want to be Ruth Krauss when I grow up?

The time of my singing is come…

16 March 2010

Illustration by Maurice Sendak, from Charlotte and The White Horse by Ruth Krauss.

More Reading Suggestions, in honor of the coming spring:
Spring Is Here by Taro Gomi; Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms by Julia Rawlinson and Tiphanie Beeke; The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett; Rain Makes Applesauce by Julian Scheer and Marvin Bileck; The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone by Timothy B. Ering.