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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Srikant  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:CHILD

Born: in


Illinois Connection

Srikant lives in Urbana.

Biographical and Professional Information

Susan Srikant is the author of several books for kids. She has also created the ShowBiz series of plays for kids to perform. They include the well-loved stories - ''The Emperor's New Clothes'', ''Stone Soup'', ''The Princess and the Pea'', ''The Elves and the Shoemaker'', ''Rumpelstiltskin'', and ''The Little Red Hen''.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Remedy
ISBN: 1493699350

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2013

Joss Hall's little sister, Bibi, is dying, and it's all Joss's fault. Everyone agrees the situation is hopeless, but there is no way Joss is going to sit around and do nothing. The quirky Miss Giselle tells Joss about a mysterious creature called a jarrlock that is rumored to possess magical healing powers.

So Joss and her friends, Domino and Anton, decide to hike through the remote forest of Burkett Mountain, hoping to find one.

Along the way, they meet all kinds of forest inhabitants, some strange and some terrifying.

When they finally stumble across a jarrlock, he certainly isn't what they expected!

Full of suspense, adventure, and humor, this middle-grade story of perseverance and friendship is fun for all ages.

The Secret Room of Kaatu Temple
ISBN: 1492893129

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2013

At first Priya is excited about her trip to visit relatives in India. But when a strange man shows up at her uncle's house in Pollachi, Priya learns that someone has been keeping secrets, dangerous secrets, and that her family just happens to be involved in a curse on an ancient jungle temple! To protect her family, Priya and her friends decide to risk a hike to the temple to uncover its hidden treasure. Their adventure will teach them a terrifying lesson about greed and evil. A lesson that will be learned the hard way.

This fun, fast-paced middle-grade adventure explores the importance of family, friendship, and perseverance.

Porcupines Do Extreme Sports: A Counting Book
ISBN: 1533021317

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2016

Ten little porcupines swinging on a vine,

One went skydiving, then there were nine.
Count down from ten with these quirky and adventurous porcupines as they try out a variety of extreme sports.

These sing-song rhymes and silly illustrations make learning the numbers one to ten lots of fun.

Three Little Princesses
ISBN: 1539955834

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2016

"Three little princesses, all in a line, Woke up one morning, feeling just fine." Come along with these playful princesses as they enjoy a busy day swimming, climbing, swinging, dancing, and more. Full of colorful illustrations and singsong rhymes, this picture book is sure to delight your own little princess. Ages 2-7

My Brother Fred Has Hair That's Red: Easy-To-Read Rhymes
ISBN: 1540834964

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2016

Second Edition
I love my pen, its ink is pink.
But I dropped it in the sink.
My dog jumped up to take a drink.
Now his lips are pink I think.
These fun-to-read, illustrated rhymes use simple words that are familiar to beginning readers. A good learning tool for early readers and ESL readers.