About/Contact

Sara Varon is a printmaker, illustrator, and children’s book author living in Brooklyn, New York.
sara.varon@gmail.com
You can also visit her on Facebook or Etsy.

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Book awards:
2016 Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories awarded ‘Spring 2016 Selection’ from Junior Library Guild
2014 Odd Duck – Eisner Award Nominee
2014 Odd Duck – 2015 Elementary Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award Nominee
2013 Odd Duck – School Library Journal, one of the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2013
2013 Odd Duck – Kirkus Reviews, one of the Best Children’s Books of 2013
2013 Recipient of Maurice Sendak Fellowship
2013 Odd Duck – Junior Library Guild, Spring 2013 Selection
2012 Bake Sale – 2013 Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee
2012 Bake Sale – a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for 2012
2011 Bake Sale – School Library Journal, one of the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2011
2010 Bake Sale – Junior Library Guild, Fall 2011 Selection
2009 Chicken and Cat Clean Up awarded ‘Spring 2009 Selection’ from Junior Library Guild
2009 Chicken and Cat Clean Up – Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award
2008 Robot Dreams – Oprah’s Book Club, Kids’ Reading List (ages 6-9) Selection
2008 Robot Dreams – a YALSA Great Graphic Novel
2008 Robot Dreams – NYPL Book for the Teen Age
2008 Robot Dreams – NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing
2008 Robot Dreams – Bank Street Book of Outstanding Merit
2008 Robot Dreams – NCTE (National Council for Teachers of English) Notable Children’s Book in the English Language Arts
2008 Robot Dreams – American Library Association Notable Children’s Book
2007 Robot Dreams – Publisher’s Weekly, one of the 150 Best Books of the Year
2007 Robot Dreams – Kirkus Reviews, one of the Best Children’s Books of 2007
2007 Robot Dreams – Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books Blue Ribbon title
2007 Chicken and Cat – Silver Medal by 3×3 Magazine for Best 2006 Children’s Books
2006 Chicken and Cat – Silver Medal by Parents’ Choice Foundation for best picture book
2004 Sweaterweather – Harvey Award Nominee for best graphic novel