Ruth Tietjen Councell

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General Information

Name: Ruth Tietjen Councell

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1949

Place of Birth: California



Illinois Connection

Ruth Councell's husband, Rev. George Councell, served as rector of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest until his assignment as Bishop of New Jersey in 2003.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ruth studied botanical illustration at the Chicago Botanic Garden, and the Morton Arboretum, and holds a Certificate in Botanical Art from the Arboretum.

Published Works

  • Country Bear's Neighbour, Orchard Books, 1988
  • Country Bear`s Good Neighbor, Scholastic, 1988
  • Country Bear`s Surprise, Orchard Books, 1991, ISBN:
  • Once Upon A Bedtime Story, Boyd`s Mills Press, 1997

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Country Bear's Neighbour

ISBN: 1852131225
Release Date: 1988-10

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Country Bear's Surprise

ISBN: 1563976749
Release Date: 1997-09-01

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Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Ruth Tietjen Councell on WorldCat

Ruth Tietjen Councell on Amazon


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