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Sarah Baker

Sarah joined Bridgnorth Writers in 20016 and since then has self published her first picture book, Sid ... The Catapult Kid.


Sarah gives high energy, interactive readings to children in EYFS and KS1, and has visited over 20 schools across Shropshire and Staffordshire. Sid's latest adventure has taken him to Detroit Public Library! You can find out more about Sarah’s debut picture book and her work within schools by visiting The Catapult Kid.

Click here for reviews.


Future projects include publishing Sid’s second adventure, finishing her first novel (73,862 words and counting!!!) and developing her interest in ‘grown-up’ poetry. 


Sarah is currently building a portfolio of picture book texts, exploring a different childhood mental health issue in each story.

Happiness Haiku


Hide and seek with me

I’ll find you in our laughter

My beautiful child

Little Silver Lining was a winner in the Bedtime Story Competition at The Wolverhampton Literature Festival in February 2021.

Little Silver Lining is a picture book that shines a light on the experience of a child-carer whose parent has depression. It was written in response to the rise in mental illness during lockdown.


Click here for a subtitled recording of the story.

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