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.

The Books

    Mallory is an appealing character who deserves a place alongside Junie B. Jones, Judy Moody, Amber Brown and Clarice Bean.   —School Library Journal (Praise for Mallory McDonald)

Meet Laurie

LAURIE B. FRIEDMAN is the author of over one hundred critically acclaimed picture books, chapter books, and novels for young readers including the bestselling Mallory McDonald chapter book series, The Silly Milly and Moose the Dog easy reader series, and many rhyming picture books, including the Love, Ruby Valentine series.

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Latest News

Introducing a whole bunch of new characters….

I’m so excited to announce the launch of lots of new picture books, easy readers, and chapter books I’ve written for Crabtree Books. There are so many characters and series that I’ve had such fun creating—Detective Daisy, Chef Kate, Spots & Stripes, Camp Creepy Lake, and so many more! I hope you’ll have fun browsing […]

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