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Laura Ripes

Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Laura now lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

Biography: 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


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Children

Laura Ripes on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The spaghetti-slurping sewer serpent /
ISBN: 0761461019 OCLC: 730113946

Marshall Cavendish Children, Tarrytown, NY : 2012.

Sammy Sanders sets out to prove that a spaghetti-slurping serpent lives in his sewer.