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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ruth Tietjen Councell  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Children;

Born: California

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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.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Country Bear's good neighbor /
ISBN: 1563977869. OCLC Number: 48102984

Boyds Mills Press,. .

Country Bear borrows all the ingredients for a cake from his neighbor and then gives her the cake as a present. Includes a recipe for apple cake.

Country bear's neighbour.
ISBN: 1852131225. OCLC Number: 20392969

Orchard,. .

Country Bear's surprise /
ISBN: 1563976749. OCLC Number: 37907064

Boyds Mills Press,. .

Trying to find out why his birthday has been forgotten, Country Bear persists in interrupting the activities of what appears to be a secret club.

Once upon a bedtime story :
ISBN: 1563974843. OCLC Number: 37568143

Boyds Mills Press,. .

Sixteen traditional stories retold by award-winning author.