Susan Hood

Susan Hood has written more than 200 picture books. She has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist, and her book Spike, The Mixed-Up Monster won the 2013 International Latino Award and was selected for the Charlotte Zolotow Highly Commended List. The Tooth Mouse was named a 2013 Best Book of the Year by Bank Street and the Cooperative Children’s Book Center. Prior to becoming an author, Susan was a children’s magazine editor at Scholastic and Instructor Magazine, a book editor at Sesame Workshop, and the Children’s Content Director of Nick Jr. Magazine. Ada’s Violin is her latest nonfiction picture book and Lifeboat 12 is her first novel in verse.

Most Recent Book
Titan and the Wild Boars book

"About" from the Simon and Schuster Fall 2018 Catalog

chapter Books

the ocean · boats · war · facing fears · bravery
Lifeboat 12

picture Books

rescue · based on a true story
Titan and the Wild Boars
Ada's Violin book
musical-instruments · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · music · financial difficulty · recycling
Ada's Violin
Spike, the Mixed-up Monster book
monsters · making friends · friendship · smile · spanish · languages
Spike, the Mixed-up Monster
Just Say Boo! book
Just Say Boo!


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