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

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, whi... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.1 · 1,262 ratings · 325 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Can't Sleep Without Sheep

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When Your Lion Needs a Bath

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Punxsutawney Phyllis

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April Fool, Phyllis!

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When Your Elephant Has the ...

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When Your Llama Needs a Hai...

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Airplane Flight!: A Lift-th...

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The Road That Trucks Built

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Not Yet, Rose

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Wake Up, Groundhog!

3.89 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies
"Amazing story and beautiful illustrations. Perfect for the kids to read with the family during Christmas time!"
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For a little girl named Susan, Christmas could be any other day. She doesn't believe in Santa Claus or magic or miracles of any kind. Then one day she meets Kriss Kringle. As she doubtfully tells h..." Read more of this review »
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies
"I have never read the original 34th St. but I really enjoyed this kids version, as did my 5-year old. The illustrations were pretty and the story was really cute. She immediately asked to read the whole thing again. I envision us reading this many..." Read more of this review »
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Meet the Quackers by Tania Guarino
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This delightful counting story begins with a mystery when a box shows up at the farmyard. Young readers will have as much fun as the farm animals trying to guess what's inside! When the contents are revealed, all manner of disruption and chaos ensues ...more
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Garden Party by Tania Guarino
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There are so many things to love about this book! Where to start? At the beginning, I guess! The bunny who sets the whole adventure in motion clearly has a plan (the illustration shows the stockpile of carrots she has already gathered in her burrow.) ...more
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When Your Llama Needs a Haircut by Susanna Leonard Hill
"This book is absolutely adorable! The whole series in now one of my favorites. If you haven't read this one, or WHEN YOUR LION NEEDS A BATH and WHEN YOUR ELEPHANT HAS THE SNIFFLES, check them out and you'll be smiling.

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