50th Year of Independence Celebration at the Grenada Community Library

On Friday 9th February, I had the honour of being invited to the Grenada Community Library in my role as patron for Grenada’s  50th anniversary of independence celebration. It was an honour to meet Senator the Hon. Claudette Joseph and British High Commissioner Mr Victor Clark. We were treated to readings by outstanding Grenadian authors […]

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Merry Christmas from Maya and Marley!

Maya and Marley wishes you a Merry Christmas! I can’t wait for everyone to meet Maya and Marley next year. Check out  Maya and Marley eating Cornmeal porridge in their personalised Calabash bowls! Check out  Maya and Marley’s hair! Check out Maya and Marley’s beautiful complexion! Check out  Maya and Marley’s clothing! Check out  Maya

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Children’s Media Foundation – Board Member

I am honoured to be invited to be on the board of CMF. Please click on this link on CMF website to read my rationale for this. Follow the conversation on the socials: @LauraHAllain Laura Henry-Allain MBE Joins the Board – The Children’s Media Foundation (CMF) (thechildrensmediafoundation.org)      

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New children’s television show -MixMups!

Super delighted to share that I was the series consultant of this new children’s TV show, Mixmups. Created by Rebecca Atkinson from Toy Like Me, with a super talented team. First episode landed on Milkshake TV on Saturday 4th November 2023. Please watch on catch up via My5. ”Mixmups is a show about mixing and

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Free Resources for My Family, Your Family

Delighted to share that I have written a set of FREE resources to support my new book; My Family, Your Family, illustrated by Givovana Medeiors. Please click on the link here to access: Order your copy of My Family, Your Family via this link: #MyFamilyYourFamily #MFYF Follow the conversation on the socials: Instagram | Twitter/X

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New Children’s Picture Book: Maya and Marley

📘My new children’s book series, Maya and Marley, will be with you in July 2024! 🧐I have worked on this for two years! 💻From researching the images to share with the super talented, illustrator, Yabaewah Scott, I knew how I wanted Maya and Marley & Co to look – from their hair, clothes, shoes (check

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Conference Book/Launch – My Family, Your Family

Delighted to share my conference book launch, which will take place on Saturday 7th October, in Tower Hill, London. “There is no one way to have a family and no right way to be a family. My Family, Your Family is a powerful non-fiction book that focuses on what makes a family, explores how different families

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Laura, How Do I?

Laura, How Do I? Every day I receive either an email or a direct message on one of my socials asking a ‘How Do I?’ question. These are usually accompanied by a request to either meet in person or have a virtual coffee. How do you get a book published? How do you get a

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