Sarah Battistelli

Sarah Battistelli – Designer

An experienced book designer with over 10 years in children’s publishing.


Sarah is a designer based out of Beverly, MA. She has spent ten years working in children's publishing, developing hundreds of products from concept to completion. She specializes in cover design, interior layouts, packaging, and the design and mechanics for stuffed animals and cloth books. I have branched out from children's books and started designing young adult romance novels as a freelance designer and illustrator. It has been fun honing my illustrations skills with these covers!

I bring years of experience and knowledge, as well as a passion for designing books. Let's work together and make some beautiful books!

Calendars Children’s Non-Fiction Design Weddings
Chick Lit Holiday Middle Grade Picture Books

Work experience


Apr, 2014 — Present

Kidsbooks Publishing

Aug, 2011 — Apr, 2020 (over 8 years)

Designed book covers, interiors, packaging, plush books and toys. Developed the creation of books and products from initial concept to final production. Worked closely with the editorial team to research new formats, find illustrators, and create templates for new products. Created art direction for illustrators, working hand and hand with them from sketch phase to finished art. Designed company catalogs, banners, and other sales material needed for expos and fairs. Effectively managed social media accounts, creating graphics and engaging with customers.

Sarah has 9 reviews





Akilah W.

Akilah W.

Apr, 2024

After trying unsuccessfully to work with other graphic artists to execute my vision, I found the perfect match with Sarah. She is incredibly creative and a wonderful collaborator. She beautifully formatted my reference book and created the perfect logo. We plan to collaborate on future projects which I’m very much looking forward to. Thanks again, Sarah!!
Ilse K.

Ilse K.

Dec, 2023

I have had a fantastic experience with Sarah. She has exceeded my expectations. Great quality work, super design and very responsive to any requests. Thank you Sarah!
Emily R.

Emily R.

Aug, 2023

I loved working with Sarah and would hire her again in a heartbeat! She was responsive, professional, skilled, and seemed to take a genuine interest in the success of my project! Because of personal reasons, I was not able to move the project along as quickly as I had initially told her. I’m so thankful she was flexible and supported me at the pace that worked for me! If you are looking for a...
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Olivia P.

Olivia P.

May, 2023

Sarah does quality work with the patience of a saint. She is collaborative and talented. I would recommend her to anyone!
Renee Y.

Renee Y.

Nov, 2022

Sarah was excellent to work with! She was responsive and flexible, and we couldn't be happier with her work. We look forward to collaborating with Sarah again on future children's book titles.

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