Susan Kantor is a writer and editor who spent a stint in the publishingdivision of the Jim Henson Company, under Jane Leventhal, as editorial director. She edited or authored several Bear in the Big Blue House books.

Kantor wrote Golden Book tie-ins for Star Wars and Batman & Robin. She also edited picture dictionaries for Webster and authored storybooks featuring Tiny Tilda the hippo as well as read-aloud African-American folk stories.