Laurie B. Friedman

Author & Speaker


Hi everyone. Welcome to my website. I’m Laurie Friedman. Author. Speaker. Book lover. You’ll find lots here about me, my books and my characters. If you want to schedule a school visit, book an author workshop, or sign up for my newsletter, it’s all here. Have fun! Look around! And please feel free to get in touch and let me know what you think of the books.


    This humorous, spirited teen is poised to triumph over the challenges of adolescence.   —Kirkus Reviews (Praise for April Sinclair)

Meet Laurie

LAURIE B. FRIEDMAN is the author of over fifty critically acclaimed picture books, chapter books, and novels for young readers including the bestselling Mallory McDonald chapter book series, The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair teen journal-format series, and many rhyming picture books, including the Love, Ruby Valentine series.

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Latest News

New York School Visits This Week

I’m so excited about the week ahead and the awesome NY schools I’ll be visiting!  I’ll be at Kensico Elementary on Thursday talking to third through fifth-graders., then at Virginia Road Elementary on Friday with Kindergarten through second-grade. Nothing is more fun than talking to readers about my books and the writing process. If your […]

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