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Sara Acton Sara Acton i(A142526 works by)
Born: Established:
United Kingdom (UK),
Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
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Sara Acton was born in the Cotswolds in England and always loved drawing, especially people and other strange creatures. She studied BA Hons Fine Art, and after graduating, decided to train as an Art Teacher, completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Art Education at Goldsmiths in London. After teaching and practising art for many years in England and New Zealand she moved to Australia with her family. 

Her first picture book Ben and Duck won the 2012 Children's Book Council of Australia Crichton Award for New Illustrators.

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon I'll Always Be Older Than You Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2020 18442778 2020 single work picture book children's

'I’ll teach you to peel bananas,
eat ice-cream in a cone.

'It’s lucky you’ve got me –
I had to learn this on my own.

'A big sister marvels at how she will always be older than her baby brother, no matter how much he grows. 

'A celebration of the bond between siblings from acclaimed author Jane Godwin, with glorious illustrations from Sara Acton.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
y separately published work icon Mummy Cuddle Sydney South : ABC Books , 2019 15980344 2019 single work picture book children's

'Mummy play?'

It's getting late, but one little rabbit is wide awake ...

The bestselling creators of Daddy Cuddle return with a charming tale of a playful bunny who would rather snuggle than go to bed.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Birth to 3 Years
y separately published work icon Dinosaur Day Out Glebe : Walker Books Australia , 2018 13958572 2018 single work picture book children's

'Sally and Max love dinosaurs. They can’t wait to see them at the museum, but today the dinosaur exhibition is closed. Where will the dinosaurs go on their day off?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Notable Book
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