About The Author

Zane Carson Carruth

Zane Carson Carruth is an award-winning international children’s book author, a certified business etiquette and protocol professional and sits on numerous non-profit boards in Houston, TX as well as the vice president of Carruth Foundation. 
She is honored to have been named an ABC13 Woman of Distinction for 2020, Top Inspiring Woman Impact Maker for 2020, an honoree of The Houston Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business awards, St Jude’s Woman of Philanthropy for Houston TX 2021 to name a few. She is also honored to serve as First Lady of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the 2021 to 2023 seasons, since her husband, Brady Carruth, was recently named chairman of the Rodeo. 
Carruth has completed four captivating books about the world’s first tooth fairy that teach responsibility and kindness. Her books have won admirable awards such as the Story Monsters Seal of Approval, the Story Book of Approval, and the Purple Dragonfly Book Award. The series and corresponding coloring book are available on Amazon, Target, Barnes and Noble, Walmart, and www.worldsfirsttoothfairy.com. For more information on Zane Carson Carruth, please visit her official website and follow her on her reading series on YouTubeFacebook and Instagram


A to Zane:

Author of an Award-Winning Children’s Book Series:  The World’s First Tooth Fairy…Ever, The Adventures of Abella and Her Magic Wand, Abella Starts a Tooth Fairy School, and newly released 4th series installment: Abella Goes to the Rodeo (All Books Available at Barnes & Noble, Target, Walmart, Amazon)

(Certified) Business Protocol and Etiquette Specialist, Focused on Improving and Strengthening Social Etiquette to Help Build Success 

Columnist for Major Houston-Area Publications, Sharing Insights on Etiquette, Houston Conservation Efforts and Philanthropic Endeavors   

Discovery Green Conservancy Board Member (Downtown Houston’s Innovative Public Park Project Embodying the Best Environmental Practices)

Equestrian: First Lady of the Rodeo: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (2021-2023)

Founder/President of Carson Marketing, LLC: a Full-Service Marketing Firm Providing Integrated Business Solutions

Generous Philanthropist and Volunteer: Vice President and Board Member of the Carruth Foundation.  Chaired the 2017 Houston Grand Opera Ball (raised $1.7million), the 2019 Anniversary Discovery Green Conservancy Gala (raised $1.2M), the 2019 SPCA Gala held in the Carruth Education Center.

Houston Grand Opera Board Member and Member of the Marketing/Communications Committee and the Special Events Committee.  

Imaginative Childrens’ Book Series Awarded the 2020 Purple Dragon Award, 2020 Story Monster’s Approval Winner – Top Fiction Picture Book (Ages 3-8) & Top Fiction Early Readers Book (Ages 5-9)

Juggles writing children’s books, etiquette articles & self-awareness articles.

Killer sense of humor, killer abs, and a knack for putting people at ease, sympathizing with friends

Literacy Promoter: Whether Sponsoring the Storybook Opera, Supporting the Non-Profit Books Between Kids or Being Honored at the Houston Grand Opera and Discovery Green Conservatory, Hundreds of Children Go Home with Carruth’s Personal Autographed Books.   

Mr. Carruth was recently named Chairman-Elect of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and Zane will serve as First Lady of the Rodeo for the 2021-2023 seasons

Newsmaker Featured in: Read Magazine “On the Table,” Multidimensional Healing with Dr. Jeanette Gallagher,  CKW LUXE Magazine (2020 Top Impact Maker Honoree), El Campo Leader– News, CUTV News Radio Spotlight Guest, Family Magazine Feature: “Many Hats, One Large Heart,” Shoutout HTX

Owner of a Kentucky Derby Winning Thoroughbred Horse, Big Brown

Personally Raised More Than $3,000,000 for the Houston SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Against Animal); is Asst Secretary on the SPCA Board of Directors and Serves the Capital Campaign Committee

Quitting is Not in Zane’s Vocabulary

Reviewed by: Working Mommy Journal, Razzle Dazzle Styles, Travel by ENTREE 

Saratoga Today: “Pearls of Wisdom” Feature Story

Thrive Global Interview: “An Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living”

Uplifting Authority Magazine Interview: “Be a Giver in Life; You Do Not Have to Be Wealthy to be Philanthropic, Just Generous in Mind, Body and Spirit”

Voyage Houston Magazine Feature

Winner: ABC13’s Women of Distinction Award(2020), The Houston Business Journal: ‘Women Who Mean Business’ Award, 2020 Top Impact Maker Honoree by CKW LUXE Magazine.

X – is for YES!

Yes, She Can Do It All! Proud Wife, Mom, Grandmother, Businesswoman, Author, Philanthropist, Volunteer, Equestrian, Activist, Conservationist, and More… 

Zane Carson Carruth: From A to Zane!