I have seen a lot of author visits over the years and you were one, if not the, best I’ve ever seen! You had an amazing feel for the kids and I will definitely recommend your visits to other schools! – Ms. Robosky, Teacher, Churchill Rd. ES

Laura Murray (LauraMurrayBooks.com) was a teacher before becoming an author. She is an enthusiastic and seasoned presenter with over ten years of experience visiting schools. Her humor-filled, rhyming picture book, THE GINGERBREAD MAN LOOSE IN THE SCHOOL, is the first of a five-book, award-winning series, along with THE GB MAN LOOSE ON THE FIRE TRUCK, THE GB MAN LOOSE AT CHRISTMAS, THE GB MAN LOOSE AT THE ZOO, and THE GB MAN & THE LEPRECHAUN LOOSE AT SCHOOL. Her books have been chosen for JLG, won the VA and IL Reader’s Choice Award, been nominated for ten other state awards, and are PW, B&N, and Amazon bestsellers. Laura was also honored to present at the Library of Congress with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. She has two new Early Reader Graphic Novels – THE GINGERBREAD MAN: CLASS PET ON THE LOOSE and BUTTONS ON THE LOOSE, with two more coming soon – PAPER AIRPLANES ON THE LOOSE (10-15-24), and NEW FRIEND ON THE LOOSE (early 2025.) She loves exploring, reading, cake decorating, scuba diving, and connecting with students about reading & writing! 

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Books by Laura Murray