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Susan Jeffers

Author, Illustrator

(1942 - )

Susan Jeffers

Susan Jeffers, renowned children’s author and illustrator, has been writing and illustrating picture books for over forty years. She received the Caldecott Honor for Three Jovial Huntsman and has been honored with many other awards, including the Golden Kite Award for Forest of Dreams.

Her website ishttp://susanjeffersart.com/BioFrameset.html



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All the Pretty Horses (1974)

Lulled to sleep by her mother’s singing of a lullaby, a little girl dreams of all sorts of horses.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Art of Reading (2005)

Forty illustrators contribute an illustration for their favorite book to celebrate forty years of Reading Is Fundamental.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers
David Wiesner
Et al

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Baby Animals (1989)

A classic bedtime story--out of print for over 40 years--returns, newly illustrated by Caldecott Honor Book winner Susan Jeffers.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Benjamin’s Barn (1990)

Benjamin’s imagination fills his barn with everything from a rhinoceros to a pirate ship.

Author(s): Reeve Lindbergh
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Biblical Advent Calendar (1992)

An advent calendar based on the Christmas story by Matthew and Luke. A Post-It note is peeled off each day.

Author(s): The Bible
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Bienále ilustrácií Bratislava ’75-’77 (1979)

A collection of art that was honored at the biennial competition in Bratislava.

Author(s): Peter Čačko
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers
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The Big Book for Our Planet (1993)

Children’s authors and illustrators make the case for environmental protection.

Author(s): And others
Ann Durell
Illustrator(s): And others
Tomie dePaola
Susan Jeffers
Steven Kellogg

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Black Beauty (1980)

The classic story of a horse that suffered abuse, but was rescued in the end.

Author(s): Robin McKinley
Anna Sewell
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Black Beauty (2009)

This is a picture book version of the famous story of an abused horse that is rescued in the end.

Author(s): Sharon Lerner
Anna Sewell
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Blueberries for the Queen (2004)

In the summer of 1942, when Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands lives down the road from his family’s house in Massachusetts, young William decides to take her some of the blueberries he has picked.

Author(s): John Paterson
Katherine Paterson
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Brother Eagle, Sister Sky (1991)

An environmental message from a Native American chief.

Author(s): Chief Seattle
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Buried Moon (1969)

Tells how the Moon came down to earth to do battle with the evil ones and was rescued by human heroes.

Author(s): Joseph Jacobs
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Cinderella (1985)

A girl, a grate, a godmother, and a glass slipper combine to lead to happiness.

Author(s): Amy Ehrlich
Charles Perrault
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Circus Detectives (1971)

While working on their new clown act, two young members of a traveling circus discover the reason for the circus’ recent bad luck.

Author(s): Harriette Sheffer Abels
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Close Your Eyes (1978)

A lullaby.

Author(s): Jean Marzallo
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Everyhow Remarkable (1967)

David’s imaginary friends agree he is remarkable and his family agrees.

Author(s): Victoria Lincoln
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The First of the Penguins (1970)

Jim and George discover a time travel portal and explore the past.

Author(s): Mary Q. Steele
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Forest of Dreams (1988)

A song of praise and thanksgiving.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Hansel and Gretel (1980)

Abandoned in the forest, Hansel and Gretel must defeat a wicked witch before finding their way home.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Hansel and Gretel (2011)

Abandoned in the woods, the two children must first defeat an evil witch before finding their way home. This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Amy Ehrlich
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Hiawatha (1983)

By the shores of Gitchy-Gumee,
By the shining big sea water …

Author(s): Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Hitty: Her First Hundred Years (1999)

The adventures of an American doll as she travels the world.

Author(s): Rachel Field
Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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If Wishes Were Horses (1979)

If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Jingle Bells (2017)

A colorful rendering of the familiar Christmas song.

Author(s): James Lord Pierpont
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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K is for Kitten (2002)

A found kitten’s alphabet in rhyme.

Author(s): Niki Clark Leopold
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Lassie Come-Home (1995)

When Joe’s father loses his job, Lassie must be sold, but she refuses to stay and finds her way home across the length of England.

Author(s): Eric Knight
Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Little People’s Book of Baby Animals (1980)

A fold out of animal babies and fairies.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Love Song of Autumn (2002)

The joys of fall.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Love Song of Spring (2001)

The joys of spring.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Love Song of Summer (2002)

The joys of summer.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Love Song of Winter (2002)

The joys of winter.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Love Songs of the Little Bear (2001)

Four poems by a famous writer, illustrated by a famous artist.

Author(s): Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff and Friends Friendship Box (2001)

A boxed set of three miniature editions including McDuff Moves In, McDuff Comes Home, and McDuff and the Baby.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff and the Baby (1997)

When her owners bring home a new baby girl, McDuff feels neglected.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff Comes Home (1997)

McDuff wanders off after a rabbit, but a helpful lady on a motorbike brings him home again.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff Goes to School (2001)

It's off to obedience school for McDuff and his neighbor.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff Moves In (1997)

Escaping from the dogcatcher’s truck, the little West Highland Terrier finds a new home and a name in this first book in the series.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff Saves the Day (2000)

When ants eat the food at their picnic, McDuff goes in search of something for them to eat.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff’s Christmas (2005)

McDuff stays up to greet Santa and helps rescue him from a snow drift.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff’s Favorite Things (2004)

A touch-and-feel book.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff’s Hide-and-Seek (2004)

A lift-the-flap-and-pull-the-tab moveable book.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff’s New Friend (1998)

It’s Christmas Eve. McDuff is waiting up for Santa, and receives a surprise.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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McDuff’s Wild Romp (2005)

McDuff visits Aunt Frieda for Sunday dinner, but her cat is not amused.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Midnight Farm (1987)

Exploring the farm after dark.

Author(s): Reeve Lindbergh
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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My Chincoteague Pony (2008)

Julie saves all year to bid on one of the famous Chincoteague Island ponies at the annual roundup.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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My Pony (2003)

A little girl rides her dream horse.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Nutcracker (2007)

A picture book retelling of the Nutcracker ballet.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Silent Night (1984)

Silent Night, Holy Night,
All is calm, all is bright …

Author(s): Joseph Mohr
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Silent Night (2003)

Silent Night, Holy Night,
All is calm, all is bright …

This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Franz Xaver Gruber
Joseph Mohr
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Snow Queen (1982)

When the Snow Queen steals Kai away, Gerda goes in search of him.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Snow Queen (2006)

When the Snow Queen steals Kai away, Gerda goes in search of him. This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1980)

A beautiful princess, an evil witch of a stepmother, dwarfs and a poisoned apple.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Freya Littledale
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Spirit of Spring: A Tale of the Greek God Dionysos (1970)

The tale of Dionysos’ adventures among men.

Author(s): Penelope Proddow
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening (1978)

Whose woods there are, I think I know.
His house is in the vilage, though;

Author(s): Robert Frost
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Susan Jeffers Connection (1992)

A critical guide to the work of Susan Jeffers.

Author(s): Will C. Howell
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Three Jovial Huntsmen (1973)

The three jovial huntsmen set out for a day's sport, but nary a beast do they see.

1974

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Thumbelina (1979)

A very tiny girl has many adventures.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Thumbelina (1990)

A very small young lady has many adventures. This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Thumbelina (2005)

A very small young lady has many adventures. This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Twelve Days of Christmas (2013)

On Christmas Eve Emma discovers a music box that takes her on a visit to the North Pole and Santa Claus.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Waiting for the Evening Star (1993)

Berty enjoys growing up on his family’s farm and can’t understand why his brother wants to leave.

Author(s): Rosemary Wells
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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What’s Your Favorite Animal? (2014)

Fourteen illustrators show why they like their favorite animal.

Author(s): Eric Carle
Et al
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers
Steven Kellogg
Rosemary Wells
Et al

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What’s Your Favorite Animal? (2015)

Fourteen children’s book illustrators show their favorite animal.

Author(s): Eric Carle
Et al
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers
Et al

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Why You Look Like You, Whereas I Tend to Look Like Me (1969)

Mendelian inheritance for younger children.

Author(s): Charlotte Pomerantz
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers
Rosemary Wells

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Wild Robin (1976)

Robin only wants to play until he is stolen off to fairyland where he is forced to play all day. This story originally appeared in Little Prudy’s Fairy Book.

Author(s): Susan Jeffers
Sophie May
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Wild Swans (1981)

Eleven brothers, enchanted by an evil stepmother, are restored to their true forms by the sacrifice of their sister.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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The Wild Swans (2008)

Eleven brothers, enchanted by an evil stepmother, are restored to their true forms by the sacrifice of their sister.

Author(s): Hans Christian Andersen
Amy Ehrlich
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Wings of an Artist (1999)

More than twenty children’s book artists discuss their work.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Diane Dillon
Leo Dillon
Susan Jeffers
Et al

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Wynken, Blynken and Nod (1982)

Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe --
Sailed on a river of crystal light,
Into a sea of dew.

Author(s): Eugene Field
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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