Laura Kvasnosky

Laura McGee Kvasnosky is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 20 books for young readers.Laura’s work includes board books, picture books, easy readers and a middle-grade novel, One Lucky Summer,that was a Junior Library Guild selection.Laura is best known for her early reader series that explores the ups and down of sibling rivalry between two fox sisters. The original, Zelda and Ivy, arrived to peer acclaim by the Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) with dual Golden Kite honors for writing and illustration in 1998. Zelda and Ivy the Runaways, in 2007 won the American Library Association’s Theodore Geisel Award that honors the year’s outstanding American book for beginning readers.Laura lives in Seattle, WA, with her husband, John, and they are proud parents of two grown children. Laura is a school presenter and conference speaker, and has taught writing at the University of Washington and Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program for children’s literature.


Creating Characters through Drawing and Play Acting (ages 5-10)

MISSED THE LIVESTREAM? YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VIDEO ON STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE. Where do the ideas for characters come from? Author/illustrator Laura Kvasnosky, will… Read More »Creating Characters through Drawing and Play Acting (ages 5-10)