Author & Illustrator

Sara Gillingham

Biography

Sara is an award-winning art director, designer and the author/illustrator of books such as: How to Grow a Friend, Snuggle the Baby, The Empowerment Series and the bestselling In My Series.

Sara and her team also provide design strategy, art direction, design and illustration to a wide variety of clients in the children’s design and publishing world. Sara has over fifteen years of experience in children’s publishing, both in-house: as former Design Director for children’s publishing at Chronicle Books, and as principal of her own studio. She has art directed/designed hundreds of children’s books, and won numerous awards from organizations such as 3x3, Print Magazine, 50 Books/50 Covers and The Society of Illustrators.

Sara has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia, and a Masters in Illustration/Design from the Glasgow School of Art and has taught children’s book illustration at California College of the Arts and UC Berkeley Extension in San Francisco. (Bio via saragillingham.com)

Most Popular Sara Gillingham Books

How to Grow a Friend book
5.8
gardening · friendship · teachers
How to Grow a Friend
In My Tree book
4.8
trees
In My Tree
I Am So Brave! book
6.0
Unique Books for Baby Shower Gifts · bravery
I Am So Brave!
Love Is a Truck book
4.4
vehicles · diversity · trucks · love
Love Is a Truck

All Sara Gillingham Books

Collaborators

Lorena Siminovich
Mary Meyer
Stephen Krensky
Kallie George
Amy Novesky

Personal Info

Books Stats

5Authored & Illustrated
1Authored
5Illustrated

Most Recent Book

How to Grow a Friend book
5.8
gardening · friendship · teachers
How to Grow a Friend

Highest Rated Book

I Am So Brave! book
6.0
Unique Books for Baby Shower Gifts · bravery
I Am So Brave!

Official Website

http://www.saragillingham.com/