Susan L. Roth

Role: Collage Artist
Place: USA

Susan L. Roth is illustrator of more than 50 picture books for children, many of which she has also written. Her collages illustrate Parrots Over Puerto Rico (Lee and Low Books), which received the Robert F. Sibert Medal with co-author, Cindy Trumbore. Other awards include: the NYT Best Illustrated Book; the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; the Children’s Africana Book Award, the Africana Access; the Arab American Book Award; the Green Earth Book Award; and the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award.


Select Publications: 

  • Playing with Osito | Jugando con Baby Bear (forthcoming)
  • ¡See You Later, Amigo! an American border tale
  • Prairie Dog Song (Lee & Low)
  • Parrots over Puerto Rico (Lee & Low)
  • Made in Mexico / Hecho en México (National Geographic)

In the News: 

  • Susan L. Roth was the keynote speaker at Mount Saint Mary College’s 24th Annual Conference on Literacy, “Arts-Based Literacy,” on April 1. The collages of ¡See You Later, Amigo! are on display. Visit!


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