Sara Ogilvie

Illustrator: mentor in 2019

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.

Sara mentored Anna Gordillo.