About Dawn

Dawn Marie Hooks, M.S.Ed., combines her passion for children’s literature and painting through writing and illustrating picture books. As a young child, Dawn slept hugging her favorite picture book, The Mitten.  As Dawn grew, her collection and passion for books grew.  While working on her Bachelor of Arts degree and Masters of Science in Education, Dawn’s favorite classes were …more

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2107 is the year for school visits, author talks, and new stories.

Dawn speaks to school, parent, and teacher groups.  She customizes her talks to meet the needs of the group.  See School Visits and Presentations for more information.

Grandpa Can will be released this fall by Paper Moon Publications! …more