Sarah Garland has written and illustrated over fifty picture books and adventure stories for young children. She is best known for her warm and witty portrayals of family relationships, and for her outstanding work for preschool picture books.
Her board book Splash! was selected for the Bookstart scheme to be given away nationally as part of a free pack for new mothers. Among her accolades she was selected as Winner of the 2013 Little Rebels Prize, longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award 2013, won a Smarties Prize for Shadows on the Barn, and chosen to represent the UK on the 2014 IBBY Honour List.
She lives in the beautiful village of Chedworth in the Cotswolds with her husband, artist David Garland.
Photo (c) David Garland