Susan Hood - Author


Susan Hood is the author of more than 200 children’s books, including Tickly Toes, The Tooth Mouse (winner of ReadBoston’s 2013 Best Read Aloud Book Award) and a series of ten Pup and Hound beginning readers for Kids Can Press.~ ~Before becoming a full-time author, Susan was the Children’s Content Director for Nick Jr. Magazine and a book editor at Sesame Street and Scholastic. She has written for parents in the New York Times, Working Mother magazine and more.~ ~When not writing, Susan enjoys sailing with her husband from her home in Southport, Connecticut, to ports along the New England coast. Many ideas for new books come from those days sailing the ocean blue. Six more picture books are in the works!


  • The Tooth Mouse

    2013 - Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, Canadian Library Association, Commended

    2013 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

    2013 - Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street Children's Book Committee, Winner

    2013 - Best Read Aloud Book Award, Read Boston, Winner

    2013 - CCBC Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center, Commended

    2012 - PAL Award, , Winner

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