Laurie Friedman (Photo Credit: Raul Rubiera)
Laurie B. Friedman is an American author of children’s books and young adult novels. She writes the Mallory McDonald and The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair series. Growing up in Arkansas, Laurie spent her time sitting under a magnolia tree in her backyard writing. She studied literature at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana and also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. Laurie worked in the advertising industry for many years and also worked as a freelance writer for various newspapers and magazines. Besides writing, she loves to read, dance, hike, bake, do yoga, watch movies, go to the beach and spend time with her family and dog. Laurie lives in Miami, Florida, has two children, and is often speaking at schools across the U.S.

Laurie Friedman made her debut as a published author in 2002 with the picture book A Big Bed for Jed. Below is a list of Laurie Friedman’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Mallory Books


Mallory On the Move(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Back to School, Mallory(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory vs. Max(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Happy Birthday, Mallory!(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Business with Mallory(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart to Heart with Mallory(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory On Board(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Honestly, Mallory!(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Campfire Mallory(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Step Fourth, Mallory!(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Red, White & True Blue Mallory(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Happy New Year, Mallory!(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory Goes Green!(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory in the Spotlight(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory's Guide to Boys, Brothers, Dads, and Dogs(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory's Super Sleepover(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Oh Boy, Mallory(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory McDonald, Super Snoop(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory and Mary Ann Take New York(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Play It Again, Mallory(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three's Company, Mallory!(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mallory McDonald, Baby Expert(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Game Time, Mallory!(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Change is in the Air, Mallory(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
On the Road With Mallory(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mostly Miserable Life Of April Sinclair Books


Can You Say Catastrophe?(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Too Good to Be True(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Truth and Kisses(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love or Something Like It(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Not What I Expected(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Too Much Drama(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Picture Books


A Big Bed for Jed(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Style All Her Own(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'm Not Afraid of This Haunted House(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love, Ruby Valentine(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angel Girl(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thanksgiving Rules(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ruby Valentine Saves the Day(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ruby Valentine and the Sweet Surprise(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Birthday Rules(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

If You Like Laurie Friedman Books, You’ll Love…

Laurie B. Friedman Synopsis: I’m Not Afraid of This Haunted House is a picture book by Laurie Friedman with illustrations by Teresa Murfin. Halloween has come again, and Simon Lester Henry Strauss and his friends make their way through a haunted house filled with all sorts of different creatures. While his friends are running scared at every turn, brave Simon Lester is not afraid of anything. He handles the Vampire’s Feast, a one-eyed monster, and the Treacherous Tower with tremendous bravado. That is, until he finds himself taken by surprise.


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