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Ruth Sanderson

  Ruth Sanderson graduated from the Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut in 1974. Since then she has illustrated books for children of all ages, from Golden Books to young adult books, and classics such as HEIDI and THE SECRET GARDEN. Since 1989 she has retold and illustrated many fairytales, incuding THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES, PAPA GATTO, THE CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, and THE GOLDEN MARE, THE FIREBIRD, and THE MAGIC RING. Her original fairytale, THE ENCHANTED WOOD, received the Irma S. Black award for best picture book of 1992, and the Young Hoosier Award in 1995. Her work has appeared on collector’s plates, greeting cards, fantasy book covers, and in magazine and advertizing venues. Ruth is married and has two daughters. Her favorite hobby is horseback riding. She lives with her family in Ware, Massachusetts

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