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I used to be a children's book editor in the US, and now live in the south of England doing general children's book freelance work. This includes offering a manuscript critiquing service (http://www.lauraatkins.com/critServices.html), as well as running creative writing workshops, and doing freelance editorial work. I am also a lecturer at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature... More
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2/2/2013Winter Writing Warmer - Finding Inspiration and Support with Your Children's Book Project (0 Comments )
  I am planning to run a winter event, helping people to focus on their current project, sharing inspiration, helping each other to talk about aspects such as plotting and character development, and leaving some time for writing (or... Read the rest of this post
12/3/2012SCBWI BI Conference - Musings from Someone Who Has Self-Published (0 Comments )
Here is my final conference post, at least until I find some time to write up the notes I have still have rattling around. In the mean time, friend and client Andy Dickenson (see his blog on the branding session below) has written his thoughts... Read the rest of this post
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Books 1 - 4 of 7 from Laura's published works, View all 7 books
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1. Christmas Makes Me Think (Hardcover)
    Author: Tony Medina
    Illustrator: Chandra Cox
    Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Ages 4-8 11/09/2001
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5 Reviews  
2. Willie Wins (Hardcover)
    Author: Almira Astudillo Gilles
    Illustrator: Carl Angel
    Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Ages 4-8 05/10/2001
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4 Reviews  
3. DeShawn Days (Paperback)
    Author: Tony Medina
    Illustrator: Gregory Christie
    Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Ages 4-8 04/01/2001
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11 Reviews  
4. Sammy and the Dinosaurs (Hardcover)
    Author: Ian Whybrow
    Illustrator: Adrian Reynolds, Ian Whybrow
    Publisher: Orchard Books (NY)
Ages 4-8 09/1999
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31 Reviews  
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Comment by Jescott 'Jesse and Scott' on 5/15/2011 at 2:45 PM:
Re: Writing Children's Books and Getting Published Saturday 23rd July, 2011.
Thanks for news of your one day course and if we were closer, we'd love to pop in to see you. Over this way, Aberystwyth University run a similar course one day/week over 10 weeks.
Hope it goes well and that... more
Comment by Marsha Van Dyke on 9/24/2009 at 1:23 PM:
Hello Laura,
We provide extending learning for children and we also work with authors to publish their books on our site for free. We even add the audio for free. Please check out http://MyStorytown.com We are looking for teacher input for us to develop more free online education tools for te... more
Comment by Tom Hannah on 3/22/2009 at 2:31 PM:
Hi Laura-thanks for adding us to your list of friends and hope you enjoyed reading about our book The Endless String. Our best to you Tom and Tess
Comment by Princess Carroll Ayo Durodola on 2/17/2009 at 8:48 AM:
Hi Laura, I was an editor in Nigeria once and I loved it. It put me through university. I'd love to start again. Maybe I'll offer my services to this bunch of flappers.
Blessings, Princess Ayo
Comment by Sandra McLeod Humphrey on 11/13/2008 at 12:39 PM:
Your books look wonderful!
Comment by Alan Jordan on 8/30/2008 at 9:12 PM:
Hi Laura,
Your work looks interesting. I hope that you find my work, http://www.LetsBeCreative.org, interesting too.
What you won't see is that I'm working on my first MG Novel. I notice that you do a lot of work in the area. My writing is more akin to Bruce Coville's style ... more
Comment by Olga Key on 11/28/2007 at 12:15 PM:
Hello!
I'd like to introduce a new child's activity website that offers printable coloring books for kids of ages from 2 to 12.
Please visit our on-line store: www.getcoloringbooks.com to see the variety of coloring books available for download. We have free samples available a... more

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