Susan Stockdale is the author and illustrator of 8 picture books including “Stripes of All Types,” “Fabulous Fishes” and “Bring On the Birds.” Her books celebrate nature with exuberance and charm and have won awards from the American Library Association, Parents’ Choice, the National Science Teachers Association and Bank Street College of Education. Her expressive prose and artwork elicit praise. The Washington Post wrote, “If the paintings are the feast, Stockdale’s words are the dessert.” Her latest book, “Fantastic Flowers,” spotlights flowers that resemble all kinds of things.
Susan lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Author Website: http://www.susanstockdale.com/
With lyrical, rhyming text and beautifully patterned paintings, author/illustrator Susan Stockdale introduces readers to Fantastic Flowers. This intriguing, playful book brings to life 17 different flowers from around the world — a dazzling display of beautiful blooms with colors and shapes that resemble actual things, from dancing ballerinas to kissing lips to wild baboons.