Lucy Ruth Cummins

Lucy Ruth Cummins is a writer and an illustrator and also a full time art director of children’s books. She loves watching television, reading really long books about US Presidents, and Pomeranian dogs. She was born in Canada, raised in upstate New York, and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Her favorite food is the french fry.

Books by this Author

A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals
The Taking Tree

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Ad astra!" ("Ever skyward!")

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Graphic design, of course!

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Kate" Ben Folds Five, "This Flight Tonight" Joni Mitchell, "Too Close" Next, "Tonight" West Side Story, "Summer Feeling" Jonathan Richman.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. McDonald's french fries.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Warmth, intelligence, and self-awareness.