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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When Your Lion Needs a Bath

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April Fool, Phyllis!

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Grandma's Girl by Susanna Leonard Hill
"Thank you NetGalley, Sourcebooks and Susanna Leonard Hill for a copy of Grandma's Girl in exchange fr a fair review.
As I read this book to my granddaughter, we both enjoyed the story, the pictures and talking about the things she does and what I did " Read more of this review »
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Mars' First Friends by Susanna Leonard Hill
"I absolutely loved this book! My children are both very interested in science and space, and they really enjoyed this story. With whimsical illustrations, and an easy to read narrative, Mars' First Friends puts a fun twist on the introduction of its " Read more of this review »
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"This adorable book would be perfect for any classroom learning about space! I teach 5th and I would definitely use it. My students would still enjoy it. I really liked the fact pages included at the end of the book.

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