Sara Acton

Sara Acton is an award-winning author and illustrator. Sara grew up in the Cotswolds in England and always loved drawing, especially people and other strange creatures. She studied BA Hons Fine Art and trained as an Art Teacher in London. After teaching and practicing art in England and New Zealand Sara moved with her family to Australia. 


Sara now lives in a small seaside village, near Sydney, where she enjoys writing and illustrating for children in her studio, whilst drinking tea and eating far too many biscuits.
Her first picture book Ben and
 Duck won the 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for new illustrators.

Sara is represented by Margaret Connolly & Associates.