Sarah S. Brannen is the award-winning illustrator of more than twenty books for children. She is the author and illustrator of Bear Needs Help (Philomel Books), Madame Martine and Madame Martine Breaks the Rules (Albert Whitman), and Uncle Bobby's Wedding (G. P. Putnam's Sons). Uncle Bobby's Wedding received extensive publicity upon publication; it was the eighth most-challenged book in the US in 2008.
Forthcoming books include Perfect (Philomel), summer 2020.
Sarah also illustrated Seashells: More Than a Home and Feathers: Not Just For Flying, the Crystal Kite Award winner and an ALA notable book written by Melissa Stewart; At Home in Her Tomb, A Junior Library Guild selection; and Digging for Troy: From Homer to Hisarlik as well as many other books. She illustrated the 40th Anniversary edition of All Kinds of Families by Norma Simon.
Sarah is represented by The Chudney Agency.