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Susan Robinson

Susan Robinson believes reading is the key that opens the door to unlimited worlds of wonder. Her books help children navigate the world around them and imagine new possibilities, while her focus on language teaches vocabulary and instills a love of the sound of words. A former teacher, school librarian, and university writing instructor, Susan uses books to teach critical and creative thinking and guide children to write their own stories.


Don't Just Read Aloud--Trigger Your Child's Critical Thinking

Parents, learn how to enhance your child's critical thinking through their favorite picture books and related hands-on activities.

Susan Robinson

45 Minute Program

5-Minute Poems

Can young children write poetry? Of course! Your child will learn how to write a poem in 5 minutes!

Susan Robinson

30 Minute Program

Don't Just Read Aloud--Trigger Your Child's Creative Thinking

Parents, learn how to expand your child's creative thinking through their favorite picture books and related hands-on activities.

Susan Robinson

45 Minute Program

The Story Glove

Learn about story elements by crafting your own story glove!

Susan Robinson

45 Minute Program

Storytime with Poke the Hedgehog!

Storytime with the author, followed by discussion, song, dance, and a hands-on activity.

Susan Robinson

45 Minute Program

8 Tips for a Riveting Read-aloud

Parents, do your read-alouds keep your children on the edge of their seats? Or do you put them to sleep, even when it's not bedtime? Learn my secret techniques for making read-aloud so dynamic your kids will beg for book after book!

Susan Robinson

45 Minute Program

Being an author allows Susan Robinson to share her passions--reading, writing, and teaching--with thousands of children. Hands-on activities in the arts and sciences help her extend each story's message and relevance. She loves the "aha" moment when a child identifies with a character, gets a pun, or bursts with a new story idea. And she lives for the moment children take up pencils or keyboards to build their own imaginary worlds.

Susan lives in Delaware with her husband and Australian Shepherd.

Fun Facts:

Susan once walked on hot coals.

Her favorite place is the beach.

She likes to do crafts with the kids.

Her favorite vacation was when her family rented a villa in Tuscany.

She never expected a picture book to be her first published work.

The book that most moves her is Angela's Ashes, by Frank McCourt.

Her son died when he was sixteen.

She is a grammar maven.

To her son-in-law's dismay and his daughters' delight, she hums a lot.

Her friend Claire and she first met in the playpen and have been friends for 66 years.

She has an Australian Shepherd puppy named Reese, her little peanut butter cup!

Check out Susan online:

Poke's Toque

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When Poke Woke

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Cuando Púo Despertó

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El Gorro de Púo

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