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)

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Collaborators

Lorena Siminovich
Stephen Krensky
Amy Novesky
Kallie George
Mary Meyer

Personal Info

Books Stats

5Authored & Illustrated
2Authored
6Illustrated

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Official Website

http://www.saragillingham.com/