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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Sara Varon  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

She was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sara Varon is a comics artist, printmaker, and illustrator.

Published Works

  • Chicken and Cat, Scholastic Press, 2006
  • Robot Dreams, First Second Books, 2007
  • Chicken and Cat Clean Up, Scholastic Press, 2009
  • Sweaterweather, Alternative Comics, 2003

Selected Titles At Your Library

Chicken and Cat /
ISBN: 0439634067. OCLC Number:

Scholastic Press,. New York :. ©2006.

When Cat feels sad about living in the hustle and bustle of the city, Chicken finds colorful ways to make Cat feel better.

Robot dreams /
ISBN: 1596431083. OCLC Number:

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The enduring friendship between a dog and a robot is portrayed in this wordless graphic novel.

Chicken and Cat clean up /
ISBN: 0439634083. OCLC Number:

Scholastic Press,. New York, NY :. 2009.

When Chicken opens a housekeeping business, his best friend Cat comes to mind as the perfect partner. But Cat is sleepy, clumsy, and makes a lot of mistakes, until he finds his own way to save the day.

Sweaterweather /
ISBN: 1891867490. OCLC Number:

Alternative Comics,. Gainesville, FL :. 2003.

Sweaterweather is about a turtle, a rabbit, and other sweet creatures on a snowy journey.


Harvey Award nomination for Best New Talent in 2004 Parents' Choice Silver Honor,

Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books


Publishers Weekly Best Books

designations for

Chicken and Cat

Speaking Engagements

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