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Susan Lendroth

Susan writes picture books. Her latest concerns a little girl who doesn't want to outgrow her favorite sweater, "Piper and Purpa Forever." She enjoys writing for Short Edition, especially when the ewes in "Farmer Renaud's Rainbow Sheep" say "Beee" instead of "Baaa" in the Italian version. Beeee!

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Creative Nonfiction

Falling into New Year

Autumn's here—Happy New Year!
Not for me, that pallid substitute in January with its noisemakers and forgotten resolutions. My calendar resets annually with the opening of classroom doors, no ... [+]


Mother Ghoul's Halloween

When witches walk
and goblins stalk
and all the ghosts convene,
then please draw near
so you can hear
new rhymes for Halloween!
Little Miss Muffet
sat on a tuffet
eating her curds ... [+]


The Cat Who Purred

In a small cottage in a deep valley, an old woman lived with her goats and sheep, chickens and dog, a sway-backed horse and one ginger cat.
Each morning, she collected eggs while the dog led ... [+]


Hillie Sorts It Out

The rain had dried up – 
every drip, every puddle – 
but Hillie couldn’t go out 
while her room was a muddle. 
Mom had been clear, and 
her dad had agreed, 
“First ... [+]