Susan Laughs (Hardcover)

Susan Laughs By Jeanne Willis, Tony Ross (Illustrator) Cover Image

Susan Laughs (Hardcover)

By Jeanne Willis, Tony Ross (Illustrator)


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Susan laughs, she sings. she rides, she swings.
She gets angry, she gets sad, she is good, she is bad...

Told in rhyme, this story follows Susan through a series of familiar activities. She swims with her father, works hard in school, plays with her friends -- and even rides a horse. Lively, thoughtfully drawn illustrations reveal a portrait of a busy, happy little girl with whom younger readers will identify. Not until the end of the story is it revealed that Susan uses a wheelchair.

Told with insight, and without sentimentality, here is an inspiring look at one spunky little girl whose physical disability is never seen as a handicap.

Jeanne Willis is the author of dozens of books for children, including the popular Professor Xargle series, also illustrated by Tony Ross. Ms. Willis lives in London, England, with her husband and children.

Tony Ross is the author and illustrator of over fifty children’s books. He lives in Cheshire, England.

Product Details ISBN: 9780805065015
ISBN-10: 0805065016
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: September 1st, 2000
Pages: 32
Language: English