Sarah Horne

Oliver Horne

Sarah Horne grew up in snowy Derbyshire, UK, with some goats and a brother. She now draws, paints, and writes from underneath a pile of paper at her studio in London.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Any of Richard Scarry’s books.

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Illustrators: Ronald Searle, Ralph Steadman, and David Roberts

Author: Patrick Ness, Simon Rich, and Daphne De Maurier

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I was always drawing, my dream job was to sit in a room and draw all day.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Work hard and never give up. It can take time to forge a career.