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.


    Ruby’s enthusiasm and generosity are infectious.   —Publisher’s Weekly (Praise for Ruby Valentine)

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

The Little Book of Giving is Available

I’m so proud to announce the latest title in “The Little Book Of” series. There are so many ways to give this holiday season, so I hope The Little Book of Giving: Holiday Edition inspires all of your little ones to find meaningful ways to make a difference. Happy Reading and Happy Holidays!

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