Susan Marie Chapman

Susan Marie Chapman is an award winning children's book author. She grew up on a small farm in rural Pennsylvania and is the eldest of eight children. Her love of animals and nature comes through in the stories that she tells. Susan has had a love for writing since the sixth grade when she won an award for a short story that she wrote. It was published in a Reader Digest magazine for young readers. Susan became a Children's Book Author in 2017 when she wrote her first book, "Love, Sugar & Cookie." This is a true story about her twin Pomeranian dog sisters. Susan has just finished book ten and eleven in an ongoing children's book series about an Iguana, who lives in Flamingo Park, in Miami Beach Florida, called Grumpy The Iguana. (Grumpy has recently moved to Naples, Florida. Please watch for his newest book, Grumpy Lost & Found In Naples). Nine books in the Grumpy series are currently published and available on Amazon as well as the Sugar and Cookie series. All books are available on her website. Susan is living her passion as a writer, an award winning author and publisher of her books . "I see my stories in my dreams like you would see a movie," Susan says describing her ideas for the books. "I am so grateful and honored to be able to use my gifts to connect with children and their parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles and siblings." Please visit my website for more details.

Award Category
Screenplay Award Category
Sweet Potato lives with her two brothers and her mom and dad. Sweet Potato is a baby screech owl girl who is determined to live her life her own way. Her mom tells her that owls sleep during the day and play at night. Her dad explains that owls are meat eaters. Sweet Potato does not agree.
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catehogan Sun, 21/08/2022 - 04:55

I enjoyed the quirky humor of Sweet Potato and Mr. Grumpy. The illustrations suit the unique personality of the book.

Kelly Boyer Sagert Mon, 05/09/2022 - 00:25

What a wonderful way to show children an independent spirit! The story is charming and the illustrations are wonderful.

Charlotte Valentine Mon, 12/09/2022 - 09:24

This was a delight to read. I love the characters - especially Sweet Potato - and I'm sure children will too. Magical and a little different. Well done.

Sweet Potato the owl resting under a tree  after eating too many sweet potatoes.