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Susan Lendroth

Susan is a picture book author, her subjects ranging from history to science to an energetic little girl in Japan named "Natsumi!" A longtime supporter of space exploration, she's thrilled that her book "Hey Ho, to Mars We'll Go!" was read by an astronaut on the International Space Station for Story Time from Space.

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If You Ever Met a Dragon

If you ever met a dragon
and asked him in for tea,
he’d rave about the apple scones
with great civility.
He’d be the perfect guest
for anyone to host,
unless the dragon hiccuped... [+]

Short Circuit Short Circuit #01 - Children's

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... [+]

Short Circuit Short Circuit #02 - Children's

October Freefall

Who can walk today
when leaves leapfrog across the boulevard
and swirl recklessly round each... [+]

General Submissions Rendez-Vous, October 2019 issue - Poem

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... [+]

General Submissions Rendez-Vous, July 2019 issue - Children's Story