Laurel Remington is a writer of children’s, teen, and women’s fiction. Originally from California, she now lives with her family in Surrey, and works for a renewable energy company.Her debut novel, The Secret Cooking Club, was the winner of the Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2015. The follow-up, Confetti & Cake follows Scarlett’s further adventures. Her new novel The Polka Dot Shop is published in July 2018. Laurel’s novels explore the topics of family, friendship, and believing in yourself.

The Polka Dot Shop

When Andy’s school announces a new no-uniform policy, her classmates are over the moon – but her heart sinks. All she wants is to dress like everyone else, but her mum’s the owner of a run-down kooky vintage boutique, so she’s bound to look – well – different. But when Andy finds a gorgeous bag full of designer goodies in the shop’s storeroom, everything changes. Can she learn to love vintage, and help transform her mum’s shop into something truly special?


Designing a Story with Laurel Remington


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Sunday 21 Oct 9:45am 9 to 12 Designing a story with Laurel Remington