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Susan Lendroth

Susan writes picture books. Her latest, "Piper and Purpa Forever," concerns a little girl who doesn't want to outgrow her favorite sweater. 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!

Find her on instagram/susanlendroth & facebook.com/SusanLendroth

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Creative Nonfiction

The Alchemy of Time and Presents Past

Everyone receives gifts they neither need nor want—bath salts for people who only shower, a frilly nightgown wrapped up for someone who sleeps in sweatpants, that 27th tie . . . Sometimes we ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Children's

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 ... [+]

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 the ... [+]

Children's

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, clean up ... [+]