Individual Author Record
Name: Laura RipesPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Fiction Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionLaura now lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationLaura Ripes has been working as a voiceover talent (under the name Laura Russell) since 1990. She says tongue twisters before recording to help with her diction. She wrote this story so children could practice the tricky letter S and be entertained at the same time. She lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois, with her husband, their three daughters, and their chocolate lab puppy. This is her first picture book
*''The Spaghetti-Slurping Sewer Serpent (Illustrated by Aaron Zenz)'', Amazon Children's Publishing, 2012