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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lauren Collier Swindler  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: in Kansas

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Illinois Connection

Lauren lives in Normal, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lauren began her professional experience as a teacher, where her favorite part of the day was reading books to her students. She loved teaching children to read and enjoy books. But she could only teach a few students each year. Writing children's books lets her reach more children than she will ever have the chance to meet.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Big Bird Brings Spring

Golden Books. 1993

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Lauren enjoys visiting schools and libraries and sharing the delights of writing with children. With an MS in education and 17 years experience presenting author talks, she is comfortable with small or large groups. Her presentations vary, depending on the ages and interests of her audience.