Sarah Garland has written and illustrated over forty 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.
She lives in the beautiful village of Chedworth in the Cotswolds with her husband, artist David Garland.
Her board book SPLASH! was selected for the Bookstart scheme to be given away nationally as part of a free pack for new mothers. She has won several awards including a Smarties Prize for SHADOWS ON THE BARN.
EDDIE'S TENT, out in May 2015, is a companion to the highly successful EDDIE'S KITCHEN; EDDIE'S GARDEN and EDDIE'S TOOLBOX, published by Frances Lincoln. They have also republished Sarah's classic preschool series COMING AND GOING, including GOING TO PLAYSCHOOL and DOING THE GARDEN.
Sarah's picturebook AZZI IN BETWEEN tells the story of a refugee girl finding a new home in England. The book won the 2013 Little Rebels Award, a new prize for radical children's fiction (ages 0 - 12).