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Original artwork for book illustration by children's author and illustrator Ruth Rosekrans Hoffman. In the Heritage Room.

A list of books featuring illustrations by
Ruth Rosekrans Hoffman
1926-2007


[Ruth] Rosekrans Hoffman was born 7 January 1926, in Denton, Nebraska, the daughter of James Charles and Pearl (Hocking) Rosekrans. She received a B.F.A. at the University of Nebraska in 1949, married Robert Hoffman in 1955, and eventually settled in West Haven, CT. A painter and illustrator, Hoffman's work has been exhibited at The Whitney Museum and The Brooklyn Museum, in addition to gracing the pages of numerous children's picture and non-fiction books. Mrs. Hoffman passed away in September, 2007.

All books in this list which are owned by Lincoln City Libraries are hotlinked to their entries in our library catalog, so that you may check on their current availability. Some titles may exist only in the library's Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors and can not be checked out. If you see a title on this list that is not hotlinked to our collection, please consider ordering it through our Interlibrary Loan department.

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   Jane Yolen's Old MacDonald Songbook by Jane Yolen
   Boyds Mills Press, 1994
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   The Truth About the Moon by Clayton Bess
   Houghton Mifflin, 1983
  Heritage Cassedy
   The Best Cat Suit of All by Sylvia Cassedy, 1930-1989
   Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991
  Heritage Hoffman
   Sweet Sister Ella by Rosekrans Hoffman, 1926-2007
   Morrow, 1982
  Heritage McClenathan
   The Easter Pig by Louise McClenathan
   Morrow, 1979
  Heritage McClenathan
   My Mother Sends Her Wisdom by Louis McClenathan
   Morrow, 1979
  Heritage McClenathan
   My Mother Sends Her Wisdom by Louise McClenathan
   Weekly Reader Book Club, 1979
  Heritage Sharmat
   Come Home, Wilma by Mitchell Sharmat
   Whitman, 1980
  Heritage Tanz
   An Egg Is To Sit On by Christine Tanz
   Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1978
  Heritage Tompert
   Sue Patch and the Crazy Clocks by Ann Tompert
   Dial, 1989
  Heritage White
   Walter in Love by Alicen White
   Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1973
  Heritage Williams
   The Case of the Missing Hat: Starring Jim Henson's Muppets by Greg Williams
   Muppet Press/Random House, 1982
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   The Horrible Holidays by Audrey Wood
   Dial, 1988
  jF Wood
   Three Sisters by Audrey Wood
   Dial, 1986
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   Jane Yolen's Mother Goose Songbook by Jane Yolen
   Caroline House/Boyds Mill Press, 1992
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   Creepy, Crawly Critter Riddles by Joanne E. Bernstein
   Whitman, 1986
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   How Do You Make an Elephant Float? And Other Delicious Riddles by Lee Bennett Hopkins
   Whitman, 1983
  jP Hoffman
   Anna Banana by Rosekrans Hoffman, 1926-2007
   Knopf/Random House, 1975
  jP Hopkins
   Elves, Fairies & Gnomes: Poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins
   Knopf, 1980
  jP Hopkins
   Go to Bed! A Book of Bedtime Poems by Lee Bennett Hopkins
   Knopf, 1979
  jP Lakin
   Jet Black Pick-Up Truck by Pat Lakin
   Orchard/Watts, 1990
  jP Limmer
   Where Do Little Girls Grow? by Milly jane Limmer
   Whitman, 1993
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   Pignic: An Alphabet in Rhyme by Anne Miranda
   Boyds Mills Press, 1996
  jP Van Woerkom
   Alexandra the Rock Eater: An Old Rumanian Tale Retold by Dorothy Van Woerkom
   Knopf, 1978
  jP Wolcott
   Where Did That Naughty Little Hamster Go? by Patty Wolcott
   Random House/Addison Wesley/Lippincott, 1974

Compiled December 2007 Heritage Room staff
Adapted and expanded for the Web December 2007 sdc

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