Laura Ripes

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General Information

Name: Laura Ripes

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois



Illinois Connection

Laura now lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Laura Ripes has been working as a voiceover talent (under the name Laura Russell) since 1990. She says tongue twisters before recording to help with her diction. She wrote this story so children could practice the tricky letter S and be entertained at the same time. She lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois, with her husband, their three daughters, and their chocolate lab puppy. This is her first picture book

Published Works

  • The Spaghetti-Slurping Sewer Serpent (Illustrated by Aaron Zenz), Amazon Children's Publishing, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Spaghetti-Slurping Sewer Serpent

ISBN: 0761461019
Release Date: 2012-04-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

For rates and information contact Laura at

External Links

Laura Ripes on WorldCat

Laura Ripes on Amazon


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