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About Sue Fliess
Sue Fliess ("fleece") is the award-winning, bestselling author of Sadie Sprocket Builds a Rocket, How to Trap a Leprechaun, and dozens of other children's books, including Mary Had a Little Lab, Flash and Gleam, and many Little Golden Books. Her books have sold over 850k copies worldwide. Her background is in copywriting and PR/marketing, and she's contributed to O Magazine, HuffPo, Writer's Digest, & more. Fliess has also written for Walt Disney. Her books have received honors from SCBWI, have been used in school curricula, museum educational programs, are in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and have been translated into many languages. She's a member of SCBWI & Children's Book Guild of DC. She does school visits and speaking engagements and lives with her family and two yellow labs in Virginia. Visit her at www.suefliess.com.
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Board me ship upon the sea!
Not a pirate? Don't know how?
Ye can learn to be one now!
Little landlubbers get to earn their sea legs on a pirate ship amidst the goofiest pirates ever. There's lingo to learn (Gangway! Blimey! Yo-ho-ho!), a pirate look to choose (Pick a parrot for your arm. Every pirate's lucky charm!), and most importantly, pirate rules to learn (No more toothpaste! Farewell, bath! Once ye choose the pirate path!).This rollicking read-aloud will be a hit among boys, girls, and parents alike!
Sadie Sprocket is ready to soar!
Sadie Sprocket is a girl with a big dream—to go to Mars! No one has been to Mars (yet!), so of course that’s where Sadie sets her sights. She learns everything she can about the planet and space, then assembles her crew of trusty stuffed animals. Together they build a rocket and prepare for the historic journey. And then finally—blastoff!
Sadie and her team make it to Mars, but what will they encounter when they leave the ship? And will they travel home safely as the world watches?
With cheery rhyming text and quirky artwork, this is a story about dreaming big and reaching for the stars. The book includes facts about Mars and women in space to inspire budding explorers everywhere.
Robots are everywhere in this bright and funny board book – and preschoolers are going to love it! Whether up in space, beneath the seas, or even under couches, award-winning illustrator Bob Staake’s bold and colorful bots make this book a must have.
For more Bob Staake books, be sure to read:
I’m a Bulldozer
I’m a Truck
I’m a Monster Truck
Beachy and Me
My Pet Book
A boy asks Captain Mighty what it takes to become a hero. There’s a costume to choose and a power to develop. But most of all, it takes smarts and heart! It’s not long before the boy defeats the local villain, Turbo Troll, and earns his new name: the Silver Cyclone! This rollicking read-aloud will be a hit with kids and grown-ups alike!
Goldilocks is an inventor with inventor's block. To clear her mind, she takes a walk. Coincidentally, a very smart Papa Bear, Mama Bear, and Baby Bear also take a walk, and they find a cute little bungalow with almost-right inventions. Can they help make the inventions just right?
On the night before St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns show up to steal your treasures and then disappear as quickly as they came. However, if you’re careful you might be able to catch one and then he’ll grant you a wish. You’ll have to be sneaky and set just the right trap to trap a leprechaun.
Sue Fliess’s read-aloud text and Emma Randall’s whimsical illustrations will provide much fun for young readers eager to catch their very own leprechaun! But beware: leprechauns may leave you with nothing but a cardboard box and a shoe or two.
First I wobble, hold the wall.
Coach says it's okay to fall.
Though I'm still a bit unsteady,
I let go. I'm feeling ready.
So begins a young girl's love of figure skating. This rhyming Little Golden Book is a delightful introduction to skating lessons and a first skating competition. Perfect for all young skaters, or even fans who enjoy watching Olympic skating events. Written by Sue Fliess, the author of the bestselling Little Golden Book I'm a Ballerina! and illustrated by Nina Mata, the artist behind Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez's bestselling picturebook.
This fun rhyming story lists all the bugs you can imagine—creep bugs, climb bugs, sticky-slime bugs! Discover the vast world of insects in this photo-filled book.
Soar into an enchanting miniature world full of fairies. These playful creatures are all around us, if you know just where to look. And if you want to have one come to you, build a fairy house of twigs and blooms and wait patiently for a fairy to take up residence.
Children are fascinated with miniature worlds and the fairies who inhabit them. A forever friend awaits each reader in the pages of this lovely picture book with illustrations by a Disney animator.
Being a princess requires many skills, and now thanks to Little Golden Books, there is a way to learn them all. Join little Claire as she spends the day with a real princess, learning everything from how to boogie at the palace balls to helping those in need. Full of colorful illustrations and a playful rhyming story, children will be sure to give this delightful story a royal reception.