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About Sarah Horne

Sarah Horne grew up in snowy Derbyshire, UK with some goats and a brother.

She learnt to draw whilst trying to explain her reasoning for an elaborate haircut at the age of nine. Sarah then honed her skills on the mean streets of Falmouth, studying Illustration. Here, there were daily street battles of scribbling resulting in many paper cuts, but some very nice drawing.

Alongside working on some very funny children’s titles, Sarah has also worked on commissions for The GuardianThe Sunday TimesKew GardensSesame Street and for IKEA as their Children’s Illustrator In Residence.

She now draws, paints, writes and giggles from underneath a pile of paper at her studio in London.

Sarah’s books have sold internationally in Mexico, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Germany, US, Australia and NZ.

Latest books: 

  • I Got A Chicken For My Birthday (Lerner US- Publishing March 2018)
  • Ask Oscar by Alan MacDonald (Egmont- publishing January 2018)
  • Llamas Go Large! By Scott Allen (Macmillan- publishing May 2018)
  • Ra The Mighty (Holiday House US- publishing Summer 2018)
  • Jason Banks and The Pumpkin of Doom by Gillian Cross (Barrington Stoke- publishing Spring/Summer 2018)