Sue Douglass Fliess
Sue Fliess ("fleece") is the author of eighteen children's books (published or forthcoming) including Tons of Trucks, Shoes for Me!, Robots, Robots Everywhere! and The Hug Book. Her background is in copywriting, public relations, and marketing. Her articles and essays have appeared in O the Oprah Magazine, Huffington Post, Writer's Digest, eBay for Business blog, Education.com, Daily Candy Kids, Travelmuse.com, and more. Her Oprah article was chosen for inclusion in O's Little Books of Happiness (Flatiron Books/Macmillan). Fliess has also written a collection of Palace Pets 5 Minute Stories for The Walt Disney Company.
Her picture books have received honors from the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators, have been used as curriculum tools in schools, in museum educational programs, and have even been translated into French. She's a member of SCBWI, The Children’s Book Guild of DC, and is available for book signings, school visits, and speaking engagements. Sue lives with her family and a Lab named Charlie in Northern Virginia.
Awards and Recognition
- Best Gluten-Free Children's Book of 2015 by Gluten Free Buyers Guide
- SCBWI Barbara Karlin Grant Letter of Commendation for Shoes for Me!
- SCBWI Barbara Karlin Grant Letter of Commendation for Tons of Trucks