Individual Author Record
Laura now lives in Vernon Hills, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
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
- The Spaghetti-Slurping Sewer Serpent (Illustrated by Aaron Zenz), Amazon Children's Publishing, 2012
Titles At Your Library
The Spaghetti-Slurping Sewer Serpent
Two Lions. 2012
Sammy Sanders can't sleep. He is 77 percent sure that a spaghetti-slurping serpent lives in his sewer. Sammy and his sidekicks his sister, Sally, and their slobbery dog, Stan set out to discover the truth. What Sammy finds is a surprise in this tonguetwisting mystery featuring the slippery letter S. The bright, fun artwork was created in colored pencil.