Sara Ogilvie is an award-winning illustrator and printmaker. In 2010 her first picture book, Dogs Don’t do Ballet, with writer Anna Kemp, was published by Simon and Schuster. It led to a Booktrust’s Best New Illustrators award in 2011 which paved the way for ten years of successful picture book collaborations, picking up recognition on shortlists including The Roald Dahl Funny prize, Sainsburys Picture Book awards, and The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize.
In 2021, The Hospital Dog, in collaboration with Julia Donaldson, won the Indie Book Prize in the picture book category. Izzy Gizmo, written by Pip Jones, is currently being animated and orchestrated for Music in the Round based in Sheffield.