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Sue Fliess


Sue Fliess

Sue Fliess ("fleece") is the author of over a dozen children's books including TONS OF TRUCKS, SHOES FOR ME!, and ROBOTS, ROBOTS EVERYWHERE! Her background is in copywriting, PR, and marketing, and her articles have appeared in O the Oprah Magazine, Huffington Post, Writer's Digest,,, and more. Her Oprah article was chosen for inclusion in the book, O's Little Books of Happiness. Fliess has also adapted a collection of Palace Pets 5 Minute Stories for The Walt Disney Company. Her picture books have received honors from the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators, have been used in school curriculums, museum educational programs, and have even been translated into French. She's a member of SCBWI, Children's Book Guild of DC, and does book signings, school visits, and speaking engagements. Sue lives with her family and a Lab named Charlie in No. Virginia.

Sue Fliess

Books by Sue Fliess

by Sue Fliess and Claudia Ranucci - Children's, Children's 3-5, Children's 3-6, Children's 3-7, Holiday

This hilarious parody of the traditional carol stars two siblings who want something just a little more special than the usual toys for their Christmas gift. Mom and Dad refuse --- so they appeal to a higher power: Santa. And since they’ve been good all year, he delivers. But having a monster in the house may not be all it's cracked up to be ... as the kids discover when he turns their playroom to rubble and causes tons of trouble. Now, what will they do? 

Written by Sue Fliess with illustrations by Christiane Engel - Children's, Children's 4-8

Here and There are so similar they’re practically twins. But they could never play together because Here is always here and There is always there, so they become pen pals and write to each other all the time. One day, There gets an idea that could change the distance between them forever.

written by Sue Fliess with illustrations by Piper Thibodeau - Children's, Children's 3-5, Fantasy

This rhyming story follows a cast of spooky characters perfect for the Halloween season. Goblin Hood and the gremlins of Scarewood Forest are working to prepare the candy for Halloween. One day, a witch decides that she wants all the candy for herself. It’s up to Goblin Hood to steal from the witch and give to the poor little gremlins!

by Sue Fliess and Sarah Beise - Children's, Children's 3-7, Picture

Big cars, small cars, let's call ALL cars! This bouncy text explores the wonderful world of cars zipping up, down, fast, and slow. A perfect basic concept books for eager young learners from the author of TONS OF TRUCKS. Then cruise into bedtime! Filled with vibrant art, adorable animal characters, and cars of all kinds from love bugs to the demolition derby, CALLING ALL CARS is for every child who loves to read about things that go! Surprise bonus --- follow one long road throughout this vividly imagined world and don't miss the hidden clues in the artwork!