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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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She was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

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


Harvey Award nomination for Best New Talent in 2004 Parents' Choice Silver Honor, Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books and Publishers Weekly Best Books designations for Chicken and Cat

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Chicken and Cat /
ISBN: 0439634067. OCLC Number: 53903808

Scholastic Press,. .

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

Chicken and Cat clean up /
ISBN: 0439634083. OCLC Number: 244068579

Scholastic Press,. .

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.

Robot dreams
ISBN: 9781250073501. OCLC Number: 905523510

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

Robot dreams /
ISBN: 1596431083. OCLC Number: 78061439

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

ISBN: 9781626721180. OCLC Number: 930067826

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In graphic novel format, this volume includes short stories, essays, and journal entries, revealing the whimsical world of Sara Varon, where anthropomorphic animals walk the streets of Brooklyn.

Sweaterweather /
ISBN: 1891867490. OCLC Number: 52974139

Alternative Comics,. .

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