Susanna Leonard Hill

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I am the author of a number of books for children including Punxsutawney Phyllis (a Book Sense Children's Pick and an Amelia Bloomer Feminist Books for Youth pick) and No Sword Fighting In The House (a Junior Library Guild Selection.) I love visiting schools and libraries and sharing reading and writing with kids. Although at age 3 I planned to drive a steam roller, I have since discovered that writing is what I really want to do. I love horses and dogs and have a weakness for oatmeal raisin cookies and good chick flicks - separately or in combination - either works for me :) I'm an avid reader and, in addition to books for adults, I'm a big fan of picture books and YA. I am constantly awed by the talent of writers in these genres. My most ...more

Perfect Picture Book Friday - Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, Everyone!

(Still haven't solved the link list problem, so today's post is both here and on the new site! http://susannahill.com/blog/)

Today is one of those days I love. Not only do I get to share a truly delightful picture book, it happens to be by an author whose friendship I value and whose work I am already a fan of. AND I got to read an advance copy, which... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.06 · 1,729 ratings · 414 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
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When Your Lion Needs a Bath

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When Your Llama Needs a Hai...

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Punxsutawney Phyllis

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April Fool, Phyllis!

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The Road That Trucks Built

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Dear Santa by Susanna Leonard Hill
"I would like to thank Sourcebooks Wonderland for my e-copy.

This is such an endearing read and should be in every home that celebrates with Santa. Parker and his class are given the assignment to write a letter to Santa. All of his classmates tell..." Read more of this review »
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" A children's book with magical illustrations. The colors and images really make you feel the holiday spirit in any month. The story was a perfect example to teach children not everyone is perfect. Sometimes you make mistakes, but they are made wi..." Read more of this review »
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A lovely book that will help children identify, understand, and manage some of the more challenging emotions they face - worry, fear, sadness, anger. Comforting and beautiful.
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