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NEWS

Coming in 2021! LITTLE EWE: THE STORY OF ONE LOST SHEEP, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by Tommy Doyle. (Beaming Books, February 2021)

Coming in 2022! BUNNY FINDS EASTER, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by Ela Jarzabek. (Zonderkidz, Spring, 2022)

Exciting! DIVA DELORES AND THE OPERA HOUSE MOUSE, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by Rebecca Gerlings (Sterling, March 2018)  wins First Honor Book in 2019 Best in Rhyme Award!

Hooray! LOVE IS KIND, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by Lison Chaperon (Zonderkidz, December 2018) deemed a 2020 Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Honor Book!

Good News! GOODNIGHT, ARK named a 2015 Christian Book Award® Finalist.

EVENTS

Upcoming! Thursday February 25, 2021 7:00 pm Eastern. VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!  Celebrate the release of LITTLE EWE at this special Facebook Live story time.  Signed books will be available for sale through The Town Book Store. Stay tuned for details.

Upcoming! Saturday, March 20, 2021 11-3 pm.  I will be signing books and chatting with customers at Jesus Book and Gift in Woodbridge. Come meet LITTLE EWE and purchase your own signed copy – perfect for Easter gifting.  My other books including GOODNIGHT ARK, GOODNIGHT MANGER and LOVE IS KIND and EL AMOR ES BONDADOSO will also be on hand for purchase and signing.
 
Upcoming!  Saturday, April 24, 2021, all day via Zoom! Write2Ignite Picture Book Master Class via zoom.  Details coming soon.
 
 
 

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Booktowne, Manasquan NJ                    Green Gables, Lakeside, OH

Short Stories, Madison, NJ                    Barnes and Noble, Springfield,  NJ

Fire Me Up Studio, Cranford, NJ           Financier Patisserie, NYC, NY

        Mountainside Public Library, NJ            Cranford Public Library, NJ

        Kenilworth Public Library, NJ                 Point Pleasant Beach Public Library, NJ

       Garwood Public Library, NJ                    Cotsen Library, Princeton, NJ

Berkeley Heights Library, NJ                   New Providence Public Library, NJ

                           Fanwood Memorial Library, NJ

                           Books and Co. (and Toys too!), Lexington, VA

                           Shenanigan’s Toys, Charlottesville, VA

                           The Bookworm, Bernardsville, NJ

                            Moravian Book Shop, Bethlehem, PA

                            Watchung Booksellers, Montclair, NJ

                    WORDS Book Store, Maplewood, NJ

                    American Library Association Annual Convention

AROUND THE WEB

Interview: Laura chats about GOODNIGHT, ARK with Darlene Beck Jacobsen.

Interview:Laura shares her thoughts on writing, faith, and more at Vocational Mothering and Denette Fretz’s blog.

Anchors away! In celebration of the release of GOODNIGHT, ARK Laura goes on her first ever blog tour!  Click here for interviews and more.

Interview: Spinning Tales in Prose and Rhyme. Thank you, Robin Newman!

Cookies, anyone?  As part of Tara Lazar’s popular “2012 Picture Book Idea Month” (PiBoIdMo), Laura contributed her thoughts on Cookies and the Creative Process

To Rhyme or Not to Rhyme? Laura weighed in on this tricky topic at Anne E. Johnson’s blog: Rhyming Stories as Shiny Shoes.

Lights, camera, action!  Laura was the featured poet of the week (includes video-reading and interview!) on Renee LaTulippe’s website, No Water River: POETRY MONDAY: “Sir Ned” by Laura Sassi.

 

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