Sweaterweather by Sara Varon


Sweaterweather by Sara Varon

Back before Odd Duck, before Robot Dreams, Sara Varon created Sweaterweather. This endearing, quirky volume is a captivating look into Varon's creative process. It combines short comics stories, essays, and journal entries, and invites the reader into the world of Sara Varon: where adorable, awkward anthropomorphic animals walk the streets of Brooklyn and a surprising, sideways revelation is waiting around every corner. First Second is proud to introduce Sweaterweather to a new generation of readers in this gorgeous jacketed hardcover, with a new cover and plenty of new content.


Varon's characters, their sheepish expressions, and their animated conversations are unfailingly delightful, while flashes of graphic inventiveness a fake flyer bound into the book, a set of carefully engineered paper dolls are icing on the cake.

Kirkus Reviews A cozy collection with something for all ages.

The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books A highly recommended purchase for fans of Varon s previous works and for lovers of offbeat, big-hearted comics.

About the Author

Sara Varon is a printmaker, graphic novelist, and children's book author/illustrator living in Brooklyn. Her books include Odd Duck, Bake Sale, Robot Dreams, Chicken & Cat, and Chicken & Cat Clean Up. They have received many accolades--among others, Odd Duck was selected by Kirkus Reviews as one of the Best Children's Books of 2013, Bake Sale was named a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for 2012, and Robot Dreams was on Oprah's Kids' Reading List in 2008. In 2013 Sara Varon was a recipient of the Maurice Sendak Fellowship.

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128 pages


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Publication date

12th January 2016



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