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Sarah Warburton

  • 5 stars across 75 books
    Sarah has many books, working for a large variety of publishers. With author Hiawyn Oram, she created the Orchard Books' character of Rumblewick - the witch's familiar - employed by a very unwilling witch. Both in picture book and fiction this character has sold worldwide and is under movie option with DreamWorks. Sarah also illustrated the 'Happy Ever After' series, written by Tony Bradman, as well as the picture book 'Sir Laughalot', written by Tony Mitton for Orchard. Sarah works using a wide combination of pencil sketches, digital colour and traditional pen and ink and watercolour. She lives in Bristol, with her husband and two children.  
    5th March 2020

    Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day

    The first book in the most spellbinding children's fantasy series of the year, now in paperback, with b... More

    (59 reviews)
    9th March 2017

    Jacky Ha-Ha: (Jacky Ha-Ha 1)

    With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation - even when she really, really shouldn't - twelve-year-ol... More

    (21 reviews)
    2nd April 2020

    Starfell: Willow Moss and the Forgotten Tale

    The anticipated second book in 2019's breakout magical fantasy series, Starfell, starring misfit witch ... More

    (20 reviews)
    5th August 2021

    Ten Delicious Teachers

    An irreverent and zany counting book that is gently thrilling and written in a deliciously infectious rhyme with wit... More

    (18 reviews)
    10th January 2013

    The Princess and the Peas

    A heartwarming reinvention of The Princess and the Pea, this funny reassuring picture book is perfect for royally fussy ... More

    (17 reviews)
    6th October 2016

    The Princess and the Christmas Rescue

    Princess Eliza is simply brilliant at making toys and gadgets but her mum wants her to start making friends instead.Not ... More

    (16 reviews)
    7th January 2021

    The Don't Panic Gang!

    There's something SCARY lurking in the bathroom. It's HUGE and it's HAIRY but ... the Don't Panic Gang is RIGHT HERE TO... More

    (14 reviews)
    5th March 2015

    The Princess and the Giant

    This quirky reinvention of Jack and the Beanstalk is the perfect picture book for any princess who wants to be the hero ... More

    (13 reviews)
    1st June 2014


    A beautifully illustrated picture book that brings new life to the classic tale. Meet Cinderella, a young girl with a wi... More

    (11 reviews)
    4th March 2013

    Dinosaurs in the Supermarket!

    A ROARINGLY fun dinosaur picture book from a bestselling duo! Going to the supermarket can be SO BORING. ... More

    (11 reviews)
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