• Biography

    Sarah Sawler is the award-winning author of three books: 100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia; 100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada – For Kids; and Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything (with Frankie MacDonald), which received the 2018 Moonbeam Spirit Award for "Exploration."

    When she’s not writing books, she’s working as a publicist for graphic novel publisher Conundrum Press, reviewing children’s literature, and writing web content for tech companies. She lives in Nova Scotia with her partner, two kids, one cat, one dog, and one bearded dragon. 

     

    Publications
    • 100 Things You Don't Know About Nova Scotia 

      Did you know the Halifax-Dartmouth ferry was operated by horses? Or that Babe Ruth used to visit Yarmouth for hunting and fishing trips? Enter Sarah Sawler: your guide to discovering 100 fascinating things you don't know about Nova Scotia. 

       

    • 100 Things You Don't Know About Atlantic Canada for Kids

      Did you know that you can walk on the ocean floor at the Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick? Or that there was once a UFO sighting in PEI? Journalist Sarah Sawler, author of the bestselling 100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia, has collected the most interesting, surprising, and bizarre facts that you never knew about Atlantic Canada, just for kids.

    • Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything

      Ever wonder where clouds come from? Or how meteorologists predict the weather? This brand new book, starring Nova Scotia’s favourite weather reporter, Frankie MacDonald, and written by author Sarah Sawler, shares stories from Frankie’s early years, along with facts about all things sunny, rainy, snowy, and stormy. Filled with pictures, graphics, and advice from Frankie himself.

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    Awards
    • Silver Atlantic Journalism Award--2016

      Category: Best Profile Article

      "Level Up," Halifax Magazine

    • Silver Atlantic Journalism Award--2018

      Category: Atlantic Magazine Article

      "Choose your own Halifax disaster,Halifax Magazine

    • Moonbeam Spirit Award--2018 

      Category: Exploration

      Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything