​​​Hi! I'm Sarah Frances Hardy,

   an author and illustrator of children's books.

I live in Oxford, Mississippi, where I'm surrounded by a wonderful community of writers and readers.

For more info about me, click here!



For the ONE MISSISSIPPI teacher guide and book page, click   here!





ONE MISSISSIPPI...A children's book based on the newly adopted state song of Mississippi by Steve Azar! 




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*Nominated for the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters  Youth Literature Award!*






2024 EVENTS

January 12th-13th: Storytelling Festival at the Mississippi Children's Museum. Jackson, Mississippi.

January 30th: School visit to Magnolia Heights School in Senatobia, Mississippi, and South Panola in         Batesville, Mississippi.

February 9th: Young Authors' Celebration at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

March 1st: Ann Smith Elementary School in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Turn the Page Event. Mississippi Book Festival. 

March 6th: Madison Crossing Elementary School in Madison, Mississippi.

April 9th: Fay B. Kaigler Pre-Conference author panel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

April 10th-12th: Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

April 24th: First Presbyterian Day School "Famous Mississippians" Celebration in Jackson, Mississippi. 

May 7th: Bologna Performing Arts Center in Cleveland, Mississippi.

May 21st:Smithsonian Institute Event in Pontotoc, Mississippi.