Laurel Remington is a writer of children’s fiction. Her novel The Secret Cooking Club was the winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2015 and will be published in 2016. The story is about a girl who discovers an escape from the embarrassing revelations of her 'blogger-mum' through baking. Her novel was inspired by her three young daughters, who love to cook (and eat!) anything sweet. 

Originally from California, Laurel now lives in Surrey, with her partner and their children.