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 was 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. The sequel Confetti and Cake was published in 2017.
In 2018 Laurel’s novel The Polka Dot Shop was published: a heart-warming story about a mother and daughter who own a run-down kooky vintage boutique.
Originally from California, Laurel now lives in Surrey, with her partner and their children.