Susan Hood has written more than 200 picture books. She has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist, and her book Spike, The Mixed-Up Monster won the 2013 International Latino Award and was selected for the Charlotte Zolotow Highly Commended List. The Tooth Mouse was named a 2013 Best Book of the Year by Bank Street and the Cooperative Children’s Book Center. Prior to becoming an author, Susan was a children’s magazine editor at Scholastic and Instructor Magazine, a book editor at Sesame Workshop, and the Children’s Content Director of Nick Jr. Magazine. Ada’s Violin is her latest nonfiction picture book. Visit her at SusanHoodBooks.com/Home.
Tyler is Shy (Reader's Digest) (All-Star Readers): with audio recordingby Susan Hood, Linda Clearwater
Verse tells the story of Tyler, who feels meek when other kids are around. But when a new girl comes to school who is also shy, Tyler knows exactly how she feels. The new friends find a shared interest and through that, connect with the other kids in their class. Includes a note to parents with tips on how to encourage reading and on how to help your child learn to read. Also included is a list of words to "point and read" to help young readers learn new words. As each word is read by a narrator words are highlighted on the screen. Sounds effects are also included.
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