Ruth Sargent,1920-2002, was a photojournalist and author of numerous books for children and adults. She lived on Peaks Island for fifty years. Listen to her read aloud from two of her books for children.
The Littlest Lighthouse
Ruth S. Sargent and Marion C. Litchfield
Story by Ruth S. Sargent; Illustrated by Marion C. Litchfield.
Book accompanied by 30-minute audiocassette tape of Sargent reading the book.
The Island Merry-Go-Round
Ruth S. Sargent and Pam Devito
Story by Ruth S. Sargent; Illustrated by Pam Devito.
When Jonny visits Grandmother at her island home, he hears about the merry-go-round animals carved years ago by a Norwegian carver and he longs to see one of them.
Book accompanied by 28-minute audiocassette tape of Sargent reading the book.