Books by Susan Hood

ROOTING FOR YOU by Susan Hood
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 11, 2014

"As sweet and benign as a summer daisy. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A flower-to-be, looking like a green pea and behaving just like a human preschooler, voices its fears about its inevitable transformation. Read full book review >
SPIKE, THE MIXED-UP MONSTER by Susan Hood
Released: Sept. 25, 2012

"Hood and Sweet succeed admirably in creating a new twist on an identity story while cleverly introducing Spanish words and exotic creatures. (endnote, glossary) (Picture book. 4-8)"
While Spike, a tiny axolatl salamander, practices being the monster he believes he is, the other animals call him cute and funny because he is small. Will Spike show his true nature? Read full book review >
THE TOOTH MOUSE by Susan Hood
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"With a nod to classic titles of years past, this provides a fresh, modern take on an itty-bitty heroine's achievement of her seemingly impossible goal. (Picture book. 4-8)"
In this beautifully executed title with a fairy-tale feel, an irrepressible mouseling named Sophie is determined to prove she should become the next Tooth Mouse. Read full book review >
JUST SAY BOO! by Susan Hood
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"This wholesome, well-intentioned effort may result in an enthusiastic response even if the plot is a bit thin and the pictures fail to truly inspire. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Rhyming call-and-response text propels this light trick-or-treating adventure to its pleasant end, where even the youngest child learns how to say "boo!" Read full book review >