About

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Laura Sassi has a passion for telling stories in prose and rhyme. She is the author of five picture books including the best-selling Goodnight, Ark, which was a 2015 Christian Book Award Finalist; Goodnight, MangerDiva Delores and the Opera House Mouse, which won First Honor Book for the 2019 Best in Rhyme Award; Love Is Kind, which was a 2020 Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Honor Book; and Little Ewe: The Story of One Lost Sheep. In addition to books, she’s published over one hundred poems, stories, crafts, and articles in various children’s publications.

A graduate of Princeton University and UCLA, Sassi had a successful teaching career before becoming a children’s author. She’s been a homeschool mom, children’s ministry director, historic museum interpreter, and more. She writes daily from her home in New Jersey and finds special joy in sharing her love of reading and writing with the next generation at school visits and other book events.

Interested in having me for an author visit? Reach out to me via my contact tab and I will send you information about my fees and presentation options.

14 thoughts on “About

  1. I am so delighted to have found your blog! Thank you so much for sharing my “Goodnight, Manger” review on your Facebook page! This is such a beautifully-written and illustrated book, and I have purchased it as a birthday surprise for my youngest daughter! I look forward to more of your writings!
    Blessings!
    ~ Anna

    • Thank you for finding me here. I’m delighted that you are enjoying “Goodnight, Manger” and I hope it is a hit with your youngest daughter on her birthday. Blessings to you!

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