Books by Susan Wood

SANDY FEET! WHOSE FEET? by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2019

"More substantive than some beach-themed books, this one is engaging enough and notable due to the spotlight on brown children. (Picture book. 3-7)"
A family spends a day at the beach observing various creatures' prints in the sand. Read full book review >
HOLY SQUAWKAMOLE! by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 5, 2019

"Not, alas, as tasty as its topic. (recipe, glossary) (Picture book. 3-8)"
Somewhere in southern Mexico a hen (who is, of course, little and red) is hankering for some guacamole. Read full book review >
ELIZABETH WARREN by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 7, 2018

"A strong, upbeat introduction to a bold figure. (author's note) (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
An affectionate picture-book biography of Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren. Read full book review >
AMERICAN GOTHIC by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"A fine, accessible introduction to Wood's art. (author's note, sources, timeline) (Picture book/biography. 7-12)"
The story of Grant Wood and his iconic painting. Read full book review >
THE SKYDIVING BEAVERS by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 15, 2017

"A true 'tail' with a happy ending. (beaver facts, source list) (Informational picture book. 6-8)"
An Idaho game warden invents an ingenious solution for a growing town's wildlife problem in this tale set in 1948 Idaho. Read full book review >
ESQUIVEL!  by Susan Wood
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A lively introduction to a somewhat obscure and profoundly innovative musical figure. (author's note, illustrator's note, resources) (Picture book/biography. 6-9)"
Wood and Tonatiuh combine to tell the story of a musician and composer kids have likely never heard of. Read full book review >