About

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Laura Sassi has a passion for telling stories in prose and rhyme. She is the author of multiple books for young children including the best-selling Goodnight, Ark (Zonderkidz), which was a 2015 Christian Book Award Finalist; Goodnight, Manger (Zonderkidz); Diva Delores and the Opera House Mouse (Union Square Publishing), which was a 2021-2022 Iowa Goldfinch Award Nominee; Love Is Kind (Zonderkidz), which was a 2020 Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Honor Book; Little Ewe: The Story of One Lost Sheep (Beaming Books), Bunny Finds Easter (Zonderkidz), Happy Birthday, Christmas Child (Paraclete Press), her new counting board book, and coming in 2023, from Paraclete Press, My Tender Heart Bible and My Tender Heart Prayer Book.

Laura 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 messages of kindness, comfort, and faith through story at school visits, church gatherings and other events.

Interested in having her for an author visit? Reach out via the contact tab and she will send you information about presentation options and fees.

9 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

    1. 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!

      1. I know she will love it! “Goodnight, Manger” is sure to become a family favorite in our home! Blessings to you as well!

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