Molly Ruttan grew up in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. She and her identical twin sister spent their childhood drawing, painting, and creating all kinds of things like stuffed animals, board games, and of course, books! Molly attended the Cooper Union School of Art in New York. She graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and moved to Los Angeles, California, where she established a career as a Magazine Art Director, Graphic Designer and Illustrator.
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The Stray (May 2019)
I Am A Thief! (Sept 2019)
Violet and the Crumbs: A Gluten-free Adventure (April 2022)
Something Wild (February 2023)
The Yowlers (Spring 2024)
I Am A Thief! is named one of two 2021 Northern Lights Book Award  recipients in the humor category, and has a received a starred Kirkus review.
The Stray is listed as a 2021 Golden Duck Notable picture book by Core! (American Library Association’s division for Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction). 
Violet and the Crumbs: A Gluten-free Adventure is endorsed by the Celiac Foundation.
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