Sue Hardy-Dawson

Sue Hardy-Dawson

About Sue Hardy-Dawson

Sue Hardy Dawson is a poet and illustrator from Yorkshire and appears in many anthologies. Her first solo collection Where Zebras Go was shortlisted for the 2018 CLiPPA prize. Sue’s poems and teaching resources can be found on the CLPE website. Her second collection with poetry ambassadors Roger Stevens and Liz Brownlee won the North Somerset Teachers Book Awards. A new solo collection, If I Were Other Than Myself, is out with Troika now. Sue has a First Class Honours Degree. She loves to visit schools and do workshops. As a dyslexic poet, she also loves encouraging reluctant readers and writers.

    Poems by Sue Hardy-Dawson

  • Wise Words

    • Published: March 2022

    in Poems for Kids

    A book is not a window
    nor is it a magical key
    a book’s not a path
    through a mountain


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    The child knows best...
    A book's a story waiting to be read
    Taking one to where their feet never tread
    Be it fact or fiction whatever's told
    It's a mystery about to unfold.

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