Sarah Gonzales is a Filipino Canadian illustrator.

Sarah was born in Saudi Arabia and grew up in Alberta. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art + Design with a Bachelors of Visual Communication Design majoring in Illustration. Since then she has worked in games, editorial and book illustration. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Sarah is the Ezra Jack Keats Award-winning illustrator of The Only Way to Make Bread, written by Cristina Quintero.


Published Illustrated Picture Books:
Maribel’s Year (HarperCollins, 2023), The Only Way to Make Bread (Tundra, 2023), You’ll Always Be My Chickadee (Chronicle, 2024)

Upcoming Illustrated Picture Books:
Ablaze (Viking, 2025), The River of Caregiving (Penguin Random House, 2026)

Partial Client List:
Penguin Random House, LA Times, NPR, The Intercept, The Marshall Porject, Wired, Sony, The Fast Company, Vox, The Walrus


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