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Ruth Stiles Gannett

RUTH STILES GANNETT wrote My Father's Dragon just a few years after her graduation from Vassar College in 1944. It was an immediate success, becoming a Newbery Honor Book, and was soon followed by two sequels, Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland . In November 2022, My Father's Dragon became an animated movie on Netflix. An active supporter of child-friendly education, women's rights, the environment and peace, today she lives on a farmhouse in Trumansburg, mother of seven daughters...See more