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Ruth Krauss


Ruth Krauss's beloved picture books include two Caldecott Honor Books, The Happy Day, illustrated by Marc Simont, and A Very Special House, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, as well as the perennial favorite A Hole is to Dig, also illustrated by Mr. Sendak.

Works by Ruth Krauss

  • somebody-elses-nut-tree-and-other-tales-from-children
  • a-hole-is-to-dig
  • a-very-special-house
  • ill-be-you-and-you-be-me