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. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Barack Obama.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My sense of humor.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Redundant," "charming," "mechanization," and "awesome."

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My tiny nose.

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