Author & Illustrator

Laura Freeman


Laura Freeman received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and began her career illustrating for various editorial clients. Laura has illustrated many fine children’s books over the years, including Fancy Party Gowns: The Story of Fashion Designer Ann Cole Lowe, written by Deborah Blumenthal, and the Coretta Scott King Honor book Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly. Laura now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and their two children. Find out more about Laura at

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Nikki and Deja Book Series


Nikki Grimes
Karen English
Kelly Starling Lyons
Dee Romito
Deborah Blumenthal
Margot Lee Shetterly
Gloria Respress-Churchwell
Megan Reid

Book Dedications by Laura Freeman

  • To my sister, Roberta
    Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-Foot Girl