• Biography

    Sarah Sawler is a non-fiction author writing for children and adults. Her most recent books, 100 Things You Don't Know About Atlantic Canada (For Kids), and Be Prepared: The Frankie MacDonald Guide to Life, the Weather, and Everything  (co-authored with MacDonald) were published in Spring 2018. 

    Sarah Sawler is also an award-winning journalist whose with bylines in publications like the Quill & QuireHalifax MagazineAtlantic Books Today, and Atlantic Business MagazineThroughout her journalism career, Sarah has interviewed a broad range of people, from politicians and CEOs to actors and musicians.

    She writes on a range of topics, but prefers writing about the arts and technology over just about anything else. One of her favourite projects was her Atlantic Books Today column, "Origin Stories", where she talked to authors about the moment they decided to take writing seriously. 

     

     

    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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