Award Winning Children's Author


Suzy Shares Her Writing Experiences In A Fun, Interactive Presentation 

for K-6 grade students for about  one hour

Because of Covid 19,  Suzy will not be able to make school visits next year.  However,  she will do virtual visits with interested classrooms.   Contact Emily Kline if you wish to schedule one  at  

 Suzy will show her writing tools, and props from her popular Horrible Harry series, including the original stub pencil and light bulb necklace.  Suzy will share the "seeds" for her stories and show how they come from everyday life. The class will participate in a Readers' Theater from her book, Herbie Jones.  The script, "Haunted Bathrooms"  can be printed out from this  website.  Just go to Reader's Theater.   Suzy reads the part of the Narrator, and the class reads the All part.  The teacher is encuraged to read Miss Pinkham, Annabelle or Herbie's part.  There will be time for students' questions at the end. 

Scroll down to the bottom to see what other schools say about Suzy

Suzy also offers Writing Workshops.  These are for 3-6 grade  and are 60- 75 minutes. Suzy talks about how authors write good stories, then she gives  students a "seed" to write about and their work is shared.   Questions are encouraged at the end of the workshop. 

For fees and questions about booking Suzy for a school visit, please contact Emily Kline at emkline@

Book orders for author appearances receive a 40% discount when purchased through Penguin Young Readers Group.  Contact Lizzie Goodell, Publicity Assistant at Viking Penguin Young Readers (212) 414-3634 or email:

Thank you to the schools who asked me to do Zoom  or Google Meet Visits this Covid School year: 

in 2020--2021

Chickering School,  Dover, MA

Shelter Rock School,  Manhasset, NY

Martin Luther School,  Oshkosh, WI

Spaulding School,  Suffield, CT

South School,  Andover, MA

 Munsey Park School,  Manhasset, NY

Mandalay School,  Wantagh, NY

Center School,  Chelmsford, MA

Cantiague School,  Jericho, NY

Helen Keller School,  Franklin, MA

John Hardy School,  Wellesley, MA

Upham School,  Wellesley, MA

Morley  School,   West Hartford,   CT

Nayaug  School,   Glastonbury,   CT

And THANK YOU to the schools who asked me to make in person author visits during the year 2019-2020

Date School Location
September 11, 2019 Schofield Elementary Wellesley, MA
September 18, 2019 Center School Willington, CT
October 1, 2019 Brown Elementary Natick, MA
October 2, 2019 Chickering Elementary Dover, MA
October 3, 2019 Willard School Concord, MA
October 4, 2019 Chickering Elementary Dover, MA
October 16, 2019 Farmingdale School Ridgefield, CT
October 20, 2019

Annual Hibernation Festival  at Oak Grove Montessori School

Mansfield, CT
November 1, 2019 Lilja School  Natick, MA
November  6,  2019 Newton Authorfest Newton, MA
November 7, 2010 Burr School  Auburndale, MA
November 8, 2019 A. Ward Spaulding School Suffield, CT
November 13, 2019 Shelter Rock  & Munsey Park Manhasset, NY
November 18, 2019 Hewlett Elementary  Hewlett, NY
December 3, 2019 Nixon Elementary Sudbury, MA
December 12, 2010 Ben Bronz Academy West Hartford, CT
January 15, 2020 Center School  Goshen, CT
January 30, 2020 Memorial School Natick, MA
February 5, 2020 Birch Grove   School Tolland, CT
February 12, 2020 Beecher Road School  Woodbridge,  CT
March 6, 2020 Helen Keller School Franklin, MA
March  12,  2020 Cantiague School      Jericho, NY
March 25, 2020 Village Elem. School  Montgomery, NJ
March 31, 2020 Brookside School Ossining, NY
April 2, 2020 John D Hardy School Wellesley, MA
Joseph E Fiske School Wellesley, MA
April 6 & 7, 2020 Unqua Elementary  Massapequa, NY
April  14,  2020 Wheelock School  Medfield, MA
April 15, 2020 Lakeview School Mahopac, NY
April 17, 2020 Center School Chelmsford, MA
May 29, 2020 Oakside School  Peekskill, NY
June 1, 2020 Oshana School Plantsville, CT
June 16 & 17 Westorchard     Elementary   Chappaqua, NY

What Schools Say About Suzy:

"Suzy Kline's visits to our school are the best.  We have been lucky enough to have her come here for at least the past 7 years.  She is engaging, entertaining and very informative.  She takes the students on a 'behind the scenes look at how her books are created'.   Suzy teaches the children hows to be writers and the importance of writing.  Suzy has a natural way of engaging the students in the writing process.  After her visit all students have a thirst for writing and can't wait to get started.     -Andrea Jones,  Grade 2 teacher,  Fulmar Road School,  Mahopac, NY

"We only ask back the folks who get A+++ ratings from the teachers. Suzy Kline was one of the best presenters we have had", "Every aspect of the program was fabulous", and "Great interaction with kids. Attention grabber. Fabulous connection to curriculum".    -Judy Shulz, Grade 3 Curriculum Coordinator, Chickering School, Dover, MA

"Suzy Kline was an amazing author visit. Students and staff were both mesmerized by all the materials she brought to share. Teachers especially were thrilled with how she showed the students how the simplest object could be a spark for a story, and her books continue to fly off the shelf long after her visit! I highly recommend inviting her to your school!"
- Carl Harvey, School Librarian, North Elementary, Noblesville, Indiana

"The Wheelock School in Medfield, Massachusetts is completely hooked on Suzy Kline. She has been visiting our third graders for the past five years and her presentations are absolutely unbeatable. While always fun and entertaining, the real essence of her talk is to inspire young writers and she never fails in that regard. Kids can’t wait to put pencil to paper. Our students voluntarily accept the challenge of reading all of the Horrible Harry titles before her visit and then just can’t wait for her arrival. We cannot imagine a Wheelock Reads Week, (our author celebration) without Suzy Kline!"
-Susan Pope, Wheelock School Library, Medfield, MA

"At Booth Hill School in Trumbull, CT , we have had the pleasure of having Suzy Kline speak to our 2nd graders for five years. The students and teachers read Suzy’s books before she comes to visit. They so excited to hear where and how Suzy gets her ideas for her stories. The students also love acting out her play. Her visit encourages the students to continue reading her books as well as others. I hope to have Suzy Kline come for many, many years in the future to talk and visit with our students."
- Shari Braverman and Patricia Scherzinger, Hewlett School, Hewlett, NY

"Suzy is the BEST and every child in the world should experience a Suzy Kline visit!!"
- Carol Somers, Smithville School, Smithville, NJ

To schedule an author's visit, contact Emily at

Suzy Kline Cartoon Drawing Horrible Harry and the Top-Secret Hideout Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Wedding Spies Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Secret Treasure Book Cover Horrible Harry Goes Cuckoo Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Missing Diamond Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Stolen Cookie Book Cover
Horrible Harry and the June Box Book Cover Horrible Harry on the Ropes Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Hallway Bully Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Scarlet Scissors Book Cover Horrible Harry Bugs the Three Bears Book Cover Horrible Harry and the Triple Revenge Book Cover Herbie Jones Book Cover