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Sara Ogilvie

About me:

Sara Ogilvie is an award-winning illustrator and printmaker. Dogs Don’t do Ballet, her first picture book with writer Anna Kemp, published in 2010 for Simon and Schuster. Since then her picture book collaborations have made numerous shortlists including The Roald Dahl Funny prize (3 times) Sainsburys Picture Book awards (twice) and the Waterstones Childrens Prize. In 2011 she was awarded as one of Booktrust’s Best New Illustrators,and in 2016, The Detective Dog in collaboration with Julia Donaldson, won the Books are my Bag award in the picture book category. This year her illustrated commission for Dodie Smith’s The One Hundred and one Dalmations, for the Folio Society won a D&AD pencil in the Book Design category. Her Illustrated books have been adapted for the stage by The Little Angel Puppet Theatre in London, and New Writing North in Tyneside, while animated pages have been created for TV on the Bookaboo series. Her latest picture book, ’Izzy Gizmo and the Invention Convention’ with Pip Jones published in October 2019.