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Suzanne Selfors

Biography

Suzanne Selfors

Suzanne Selfors is a national best selling author of the Ever After High School Stories series, the Imaginary Veterinary series, the Smells Like Dog series, and many other books. She's earned five Junior Library Guild Awards and a WA State Book Award. She's been a Kid's IndiePick, a Scholastic Book Fair bestseller, and been included in Bank Street's 100th Edition of Best Children's Books, Smithsonian Magazine's Notable Children's Books, and Amazon's Best Children's Books. 
 
She lives on an island in the Pacific Northwest where rain falls like music and horses are beloved. 
 
DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free © 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.
 
Visit Suzanne online at suzanneselfors.com.

Books by Suzanne Selfors

by Suzanne Selfors - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Western
Twelve-year-old Lucky Prescott craves adventure, but as a young lady of society she’s only been allowed to experience adventure through books. That is, until one fateful day when Lucky, her father, and her aunt leave the city and travel to their new home out west --- the Wild West. SPIRIT RIDING FREE: The Adventure Begins is the story of a girl and a wild horse, equally out of place in a strange, new world, but equally fierce and brave. With each other to lean on, will these two free spirits be able to find their place in the West?
 
Don’t forget to tune-in to the new Netflix original series on May 5th!
by Suzanne Selfors - Children's, Children's 8-12, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction

Leilani dreams of being friends with the most popular girls in her class who are always throwing awesome themed sleepovers. She devises a master plan: throw her own sleepover of the century and invite them! When Tutu, her grandmother, accidentally mails Leilani’s invitations to the DO NOT INVITE list, the best sleepover in the history of the world becomes the worst. Instead of the Haileys, the only guests are the three kids Leilani definitely did not want to show up. 

Written by Suzanne Selfors with illustrations by Barbara Fisinger - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Pets

Wedgie and Gizmo’s humans are taking their first family vacation --- to a campground by a lake! And their pets are too destructive to stay home alone. Wedgie the corgi is super-excited. He can’t wait to chase squirrels and poop in the woods! But Gizmo, the evil genius guinea pig, has no time for games. He must convince the forest critters to join his Evil Horde and help him take over the world --- one tent at a time. Muh-hah-hah!

by Suzanne Selfors - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic

Ten-year-old Isabelle lives in Runny Cove where it’s always raining and the whole world has turned gray. When she gets a mysterious visitor with news of an unexpected inheritance, she leaps at the chance to a place full of sunshine...and magic! There, magic grows into cherries that cure ills and fronds that make her fly. But when Isabelle feels the call to return to Runny Cove and use the magic of the farm to stop the rain, her loyalty is put to the test. Can she choose between her new home and the one she left behind?

Written by Suzanne Selfors and Illustrated by Barbara Fisinger - Animals , Children's, Children's 8-12, Comedy, Fiction, Superhero
Wedgie LOVES the new micro-pig next door. And she LOVES him! They both like to go for walks and roll in smelly things. They are going to be in the school pet parade together. They are best friends. But Gizmo knows the truth. The pig is Wedgie’s new sidekick. Super Wedgie and the Toof have teamed up to stop Gizmo from taking over the world. But they will not win! Gizmo is an evil genius. He is smarter than most comic book villains. And more powerful than even Darth Vader! He ordered a flying machine online and he will use it to set free all the guinea pigs at the pet parade.
by Suzanne Selfors - Animals , Children's 9-12, Fiction, Friendship, Historical Fiction

Lucky Prescott and Spirit, the wild stallion, have an unbreakable bond. Along with their new best friends, Abigail and Pru, Lucky and Spirit set off on daring adventures, push their limits, and discover what it means to be truly free.

Written by Suzanne Selfors and illustrated by Barbara Fisinger - Animals , Children's 8-12, Humor

When a bouncy, barky dog and an evil genius guinea pig move into the same house, the laughs are nonstop! Wedgie is so excited, he can’t stop barking. He LOVES having new siblings and friends to protect. He LOVES guinea pigs like Gizmo! He also LOVES treats! But Gizmo does not want to share his loyal human servant with a rump-sniffing beast! He does not want to live in a pink Barbie Playhouse. Or to be kissed and hugged by the girl human. Gizmo is an evil genius. He wants to take over the world and make all humans feel his wrath. But first he must destroy his archenemy, Wedgie, once and for all!

written by Suzanne Selfors with illustrations by Dan Santat - Children's, Fiction
Someone is stealing from the peaceful residents of Buttonville. Ben and Pearl are about to find out who on the hospital's roof: a dragon and a pile of proof that he is the thief. Before Ben and Pearl can persuade the dragon to stop stealing the rain dragon is injured! Will they finally travel to the Imaginary World? Even if it means breaking Dr. Woo's rules? Even if it means they might never come back?
by Suzanne Selfors - Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Pets, Youth Fiction
Pearl Petal and Ben Silverstein can't wait for their first official day as apprentices of Dr. Woo, veterinarian for imaginary creatures. Pearl spots a monster in the lake behind the hospital. Even though they were told not to leave the building for any reason, Pearl sets off for a closer look, with Ben trailing cautiously behind.
by Suzanne Selfors - Youth Fiction

Upon finding what looks like a baby dragon, Ben Silverstein enlists the help of Pearl Petal. They take the wounded dragon to the only veterinarian's office in town. But Dr. Woo's isn't a worm hospital at all --- it's actually a secret hospital for imaginary creatures. After Ben accidentally leaves the hospital's front door unlocked, a beast escapes into Buttonville and Ben and Pearl are tasked with retrieving the runaway creature.

by Suzanne Selfors - Adventure, Fiction

Homer hoped being inducted into L.O.S.T. would be the key to finding pirate Rumpold Smeller's tresure. When Homer's enemy, Lorelei forms an evil organization called FOUND, Homer and Dog must decide whether to work with Lorelei to find the treasure or give it up altogether.

by Suzanne Selfors - Fiction

Homer Pudding and his treasure-sniffing best friend, Dog, are about to go on an all-new adventure! It is time to meet the Society of Legends, Objects, Secrets, and Treasures and become a true adventurer.