Individual Author Record
Name: Deborah RuddellPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Born: 1949 in Terre Haute, Indiana Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRuddell resides in Peoria.
Biographical and Professional InformationDeborah Ruddell is a graduate of the University of Illinois. Before writing childrenâ€™s books, she was an art teacher and a graphic designer.As a child, Ruddell and her twin sister, Robin Luebs, would draw pictures and create stories in which they played the starring roles. Today, they both have gone on to become authors. Ruddell is a children's poet while Luebs also illustrates children's books including, ''Who Said Coo?'', written by her sister, Deborah Ruddell.
*''Today at the Bluebird Cafe: A Branchful of Birds'', Simon & Schuster/Margaret K.Elderry, 2007*''A Whiff of Pine, A Hint of Skunk: A Forest of Poems'', Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry, 2009*''Who Said Coo?'', Beach Lane Books, 2010*''The Popcorn Astronauts: And Other Biteable Rhymes'', Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2015