How long does it take you to write a book?

I find the length of time spent on developing each book depends upon its style, the topic and the feedback I receive during each story’s development.  Although an Indie author, I still adhere to the belief that major legwork must be put in before a story is ready for publishing. This includes having people critique […]

What Are People Saying?

  Penny Evans, Librarian “What a fantastic presenter! Susea toured all three of our libraries with her book A Big Blue Boat, presenting the story with incredible style and skill, and then leading the children in an excellent craft. Those in attendance were thoroughly engaged with Susea throughout the session, and we can’t wait to have […]

Webpage Live! Share the News!

How exciting it is to welcome you to the live Susea Spray webpage. With the need to alter plans, it’s been a major marathon for someone having to learn this new version of wordpress. The site is still a work in progress, but I hope you will enjoy the journey with me. Firstly, I want […]

A Big Blue Boat Activity Book

Did you love the Big Blue Boat story? Then you will love this fun-packed activity book! Colour, cut, make, cook and more! Big Blue Boat Fun! Children will love joining in the fun with this activity book inspired by the award-nominated story by Susea Spray, A Big Blue Boat. Interactive thrills for children who love […]

A Big Blue Boat Sequel

What wonderful sights will a big blue boat and her captain see when sailing upon the brine in this A Big Blue Boat sequel? Shortlisted 2022 Page Turner Awards Winner of 2022 Page Turner Awards: Best Picture Book Genre If you love Bill Martin Jr’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? you are […]

About Reading

All about reading: rhyming, rhythm, books, games and more for parents.

A Big Blue Boat

Fun wording, rhythm and rhyme generate strong imagery in this cumulative story about a big blue boat, a girl and the sea. A boat.A big blue boat.A big blue boat with billowing sails…. Seas are calm as a Big Blue Boat and her Captain head out for a day’s sail. Then winds strengthen and the […]

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This is a page that will be filled with lots of fun stuff for you to do. Trace, colour, cut, paste, paint and, make.