Susan Purkapile

Nosy Noodles by Susan Purkapile[ile

Nosy Noodles by Susan Purkapile[ile

Susan lives in a small town in northern Wisconsin. She has two daughters, two grandchildren, and a collie. Susan grew up with Barbara Ducommun, with whom she still shares a special friendship. Barb is the illustrator of Susan’s books, Nosy Noodles and Otto, the Blind Otter.

The story of a little bluegill named Gilly was one of her husband Raymond’s favorite stories. Following his untimely death she completed and self-published Gilly, the Bluegill. Susan’s passion for writing combines with her love of children and animals to make her creation of books for children a joyful experience.