Where Zebras Go
I Will Not Wear Pink

Where Zebras Go

Sue Hardy-Dawson

where the elephants leave their bones where gazelle and bison follow

where the great Sirocco blows

where the rains goes – zebra goes


Get ready to join in the Poetry Olympics, question a snake, talk to a toad and learn 20 ways to avoid monsters and mythical beasts.

Where Zebras Go leads you on a magical journey across the savannah, into fairytale realms, back into the playground and through the seasons, introducing a whole host of animals along the way. This is a diverse and exciting debut collection by a poet who performs regularly in schools across the country.

Where Zebras Go
Where Zebras Go
Where Zebras Go

North Somerset Teachers Long list review of Where Zebras Go

“Art and poetry meet in the glorious celebration of language that is ‘Where Zebras Go’."

Brian Moses picks Where Zebras Go for Carousel

“Sue Hardy-Dawson is both a poet and an artist, and Where Zebras go is a perfect marriage of these two disciplines.  This is an accomplished collection from a poet who has been refining her craft for many years now and whose poems have numerous anthologies."

School Librarian reviews Where Zebras Go

“This is a rather special little book. It’s one of those books that children will love reading and all Primary school teachers should have in their personal collection. Sue Hardy-Dawson has written a collection of poems to rival any of the well–known anthologies. Animal poems feature heavily and this of course will ensure its appeal with children."

Reading Zone gives Where Zebras Go 5 stars

“As well as a rich range of topics (animals, weather, the nature of poetry, dinosaurs, the state of the planet, sport...), the collection offers a medley of moods - from the downright funny (as in 'Twenty ways...' above) to quiet tenderness as captured in the final poem 'The Kiss' (p.92): 'Some things, she said, cannot be owned, / then gave me a kiss. I have it still."

Teach Primary & Teach wire review Where Zebras Go

“ It’s always exciting to discover a new voice in children’s poetry - and this debut collection from Yorkshire-born Sue Hardy-Dawson reveals a talent that is very special indeed…Where Zebras Go is, quite simply, a triumph."

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Publishing Feb 2017

PB: Feb 2017  £6.99

198 X 129mm  96 pages 

Age 7+


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