About Ruth


In addition to the Baby Loves Science series, you may know me as the author of the award-winning Lester Fizz, Bubble-Gum Artist, or as the Founder of National Bubble Gum Day.I’m also a freelance writer, and my articles and essays have been published in magazines including FamilyFunThe Writer, and CHILD. I’ve contributed stories to popular anthologies such as The Right Words at the Right Time, edited by Marlo Thomas, and several Chicken Soup for the Soul titles.

I enjoy speaking at conferences and festivals, and past presentations include the Early Childhood STEM Conference (CalTech), The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Nerd Camp (MI), The Chicago Tribune Printer’s Row Book Fair, VA Festival of the Book, and the Illinois Art Education Association.

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