About ME! Suzanne Jacobs Lipshaw, but you can call me Suzanne. Us = My devoted husband Marc + my incredible sons Josh and Jeremy + my furry writing buddy…Ziggy!Author of children’s picture books – mostly nonfiction.Never want to stop learning.Need to read—big fan of the Harry Potter series (BTW, I’m a Hufflepuff).Educator who’s all about encouraging and engaging developing readers. Jazzed about science—especially space, nature, and oceanography.Also dabble in interior design.Cayaking* is one of my favorite pastimes (*I know it starts with a K, but there’s no K in my name).On my yoga mat at least twice a week.Born and raised in Michigan—still livin’ in and lovin’ the Great Lakes State.Spend my Sunday mornings hiking no matter how crazy the Michigan weather gets. Live on a peaceful lake.Ice cream! Pizza! Starbuck’s hot chocolate!Paul is my favorite Beatle; did I mention I’m a Beatles’ fanatic?Sunshine and sunsets!Happiness is spending time with my family.Always willing to help a friend.Want to be remembered as a mother, teacher, and author whose passion was growing young minds.