About Susan Detwiler

Susan grew up in Maryland and was educated at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where she and her husband and two sons now live. Besides books for children, her illustrations have been used for advertising, merchandise, and greeting cards.


Baltimore Precision Instruments, The Baltimore Sun, Barton-Cotton, Bits & Pieces Puzzles, Catalpha Advertising & Design, Educational Press, Girl Scouts USA, Hallmark Cards, Highlights for Children, Humane Society US, Johns Hopkins Women’s Health, Ladybug Magazine, McDonogh School, National Wildlife Federation, The Nature Conservancy, Prospect Hill Press, Real Creative Advertising, Stave Puzzles, Stemmer House Publishers, Success For All Foundation, Sunrise Greetings, Arbordale Publishing, Tree-Free, US Can, Words & Numbers, World Wildlife Fund

Society of Childrens' Book Writers & Illustrators
member and volunteer

Susan welcomes your emails and is happy to answer requests for information about school presentations, artwork commissions, and prints of selected images.