Susan Hood

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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. Her picture book The Tooth Mouse was also 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. Visit her at SusanHoodBooks.com/Home.

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Books by this Author

Caterpillar Spring, Butterfly Summer
Tyler is Shy (Reader's Digest) (All-Star Readers)
The Let's Pretend Attic (Reader's Digest) (All-Star Readers)
Our New Baby (Reader's Digest) (All-Star Readers)
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