Winckler, Suzanne 1946-

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WINCKLER, Suzanne 1946-


Born March 24, 1946, in Colorado City, TX; daughter of William H. (in oil business) and Jane (a teacher) Winckler; married David F. Smith (a cell biologist), 1985. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of Texas, B.J., 1968. Politics: Democrat.


Home—Mesa, AZ. E-mail[email protected].




(Editor, with Alexander Sprung IV and John C. Ogden) Wading Birds, National Audubon Society (New York, NY), 1978.

The Great Lakes States, photographs by Balthazar Korab, Stewart, Tabori & Chang (New York, NY), 1989, revised edition, 1998.

The Plains States, photographs by Jonathan Wallen and Tim Thompson, Stewart, Tabori & Chang (New York, NY), 1990, revised edition, 1998.

(With Mary M. Rodgers) Our Endangered Planet: Population Growth (for children), Lerner Publications (Minneapolis, MN), 1991.

Testaments in Wood: Finnish Log Structures at Embarrass, Minnesota, photographs by Wayne Gudmundson, Minnesota Historical Society Press (St. Paul, MN), 1991.

(With Mary M. Rodgers) Our Endangered Planet: Antarctica (for children), Lerner Publications (Minneapolis, MN), 1992.

(With Mary M. Rodgers) Our Endangered Planet: Soil (for children), Lerner Publications (Minneapolis, MN), 1994.

The Smithsonian Guides to Natural America: The Heartland—Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri, photographs by Willard Clay and others, Random House (New York, NY), 1997.

(Editor) John P. O'Neill, Great Texas Birds, University of Texas Press (Austin, TX), 1999.

Planting the Seed: A Guide to Gardening (for children), Lerner Publications (Minneapolis, MN), 2002.

Prairie: A North American Guide, University of Iowa Press (Iowa City, IA), 2004.

Winckler's writings have also been published in Spanish.



Booklist, May 1, 2002, Gillian Engberg, review of Planting the Seed: A Guide to Gardening, p. 1518.

School Library Journal, August, 2002, Marilyn Payne Phillips, review of Planting the Seed, p. 221.