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Susanna Leonard Hill


Susanna is an award winning children’s author who has authored 15 children’s books with 10 more forthcoming over the next two years. She was born in New York City and attended Brearley School, then graduated with a degree in English and Psychology from Middlebury College. Later she received her M.A. and M.Ed. from Columbia University. She spent many years teaching dyslexic students, and she has been writing stories ever since the second grade, when she wrote her first story, The Girl and The Witch. Her books have earned awards including New York Times Bestseller, Junior Library Guild Selection, Amelia Bloomer Project Feminist Books For Youth, Booklist Children’s Pick, Children’s Book of the Month, Parents Magazine #1 Board Book 2017, and Gold Mom’s Choice Award. In addition to authoring children’s books, she is a mother to five, a teacher, and a lecturer.

Dear Grandma
Mars' First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers!
Grandma's Girl
Dear Santa: For Everyone Who Believes in the Magic of Christmas
Moon's First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship
Miracle on 34th Street
When Your Monkeys Won't Go to Bed
When Your Llama Needs a Haircut
The Road That Trucks Built
When Your Elephant Has the Sniffles
When Your Lion Needs a Bath
April Fool, Phyllis!

Most Popular Susanna Leonard Hill Books

    Grandma's Girl
    Susanna Leonard Hill, Laura Bobbiesi
    Airplane Flight!
    Susanna Leonard Hill, Ana Martín Larrañaga
    When Your Lion Needs a Bath
    Susanna Leonard Hill, Daniel Wiseman
    Moon's First Friends: One Giant Leap for Friendship
    Susanna Leonard Hill, Elisa Paganelli
    Miracle on 34th Street
    Valentine Davies, James Newman Gray, Susanna Leonard Hill
    When Your Monkeys Won't Go to Bed
    Susanna Leonard Hill, Daniel Wiseman

Book Stats


All Susanna Leonard Hill Books

2021Dear GrandmaSusanna Leonard HillJohn Joseph32
2020Mars' First Friends: Come on Over, Rovers!Susanna Leonard HillElisa Paganelli40
2020Grandma's GirlSusanna Leonard HillLaura Bobbiesi40
2019Dear Santa: For Everyone Who Believes in the Magic of ChristmasSusanna Leonard HillJohn Joseph40
2019Moon's First Friends: One Giant Leap for FriendshipSusanna Leonard HillElisa Paganelli40
2018Miracle on 34th StreetValentine Davies, Susanna Leonard HillJames Newman Gray32
2018When Your Monkeys Won't Go to BedSusanna Leonard HillDaniel Wiseman26
2018When Your Llama Needs a HaircutSusanna Leonard HillDaniel Wiseman26
2017The Road That Trucks BuiltSusanna Leonard HillErica Sirotich40
2017When Your Elephant Has the SnifflesSusanna Leonard HillDaniel Wiseman26
2017When Your Lion Needs a BathSusanna Leonard HillDaniel Wiseman26
2011April Fool, Phyllis!Susanna Leonard HillJeffrey Ebbeler28
2010Can't Sleep Without SheepSusanna Leonard HillMike Wohnoutka40
2009Freight Train Trip!Susanna Leonard HillAna Martín Larrañaga10
2009Airplane Flight!Susanna Leonard HillAna Martín Larrañaga10
2009Not Yet, RoseSusanna Leonard HillNicole Rutten34
2006No Sword Fighting in the HouseSusanna Leonard HillTrue Kelley32
2005Punxsutawney PhyllisSusanna Leonard HillJeffrey Ebbeler32
2002The House That Mack BuiltSusanna Leonard HillKen Wilson-Max14


Laura Bobbiesi
Ana Martín Larrañaga
Daniel Wiseman
Elisa Paganelli
Valentine Davies
James Newman Gray
John Joseph
Mike Wohnoutka
Erica Sirotich
Nicole Rutten
Jeffrey Ebbeler
True Kelley
Ken Wilson-Max