Susan Anderson-Newham has been the early learning supervising librarian at Pierce County Library in Washington State since 2006. Before that she was a children's reference librarian in King County, Washington. She has also been a professional storyteller, performing at bookstores, local schools, libraries, and other venues. She is an active member of ALSC and PLA as well as several national associations that promote excellence in early childhood education. She has written two humorous pieces for Children and Libraries and is the editor of the Pierce County Library Early Learning Newsletter.