About the Author

Susan Tooke

Born in New Jersey, Susan received her professional training from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia and the New School in New York. She moved to Canada in 1980, and has made Halifax, Nova Scotia her home. Working predominantly as a painter, Susan illustrated her first book in 2000, and has received the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, and the Mayor’s Award for Brave Jack and the Unicorn. Her work is consistently chosen by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre as a starred selection for the Our Choice Award. In describing her artwork, Susan states: "I breathe real life into my images—the sounds, smells, colors, and idiosyncrasies of specific places and the people who inhabit them."

Books by this Author
B is for Bluenose

B is for Bluenose

A Nova Scotia Alphabet
illustrated by Susan Tooke
edition:Hardcover
tagged : alphabet
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Dusty Dreams and Troubled Waters

Dusty Dreams and Troubled Waters

A Story of HMCS Sackville and the Battle of the Atlantic
edition:Paperback
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F is for Fiddlehead

F is for Fiddlehead

A New Brunswick Alphabet
by Marilyn Lohnes
illustrated by Susan Tooke
edition:Hardcover
tagged : alphabet
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Lasso the Wind

Lasso the Wind

Aurelia's Verses and other Poems
edition:Hardcover
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