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Brooke Barker

Brooke Barker is the creator of the Sad Animal Facts Instagram account and author of the New York Times–bestselling book of the same name and its sequel, Sad Animal Babies. Brooke has contributed to the New York Times, Lenny Letter, The Guardian, Cup of Jo, The Stranger, and more. Her books have been translated into nine languages and her comics have been featured in New York Magazine, Forbes, Bustle, Entertainment Weekly, Fast Company, Mashable, POPSUGAR, Parade, and The Guardian, among others. Brooke currently works as a freelance writer and illustrator.