Laurie A. Conley is an illustrator who loves bringing scenes to life with pen and ink. Her work has been published extensively in educational materials, and she has illustrated both fiction and non-fiction books for middle grade readers. She also creates fine art pieces and especially enjoys drawing whimsical and spooky haunted house portraits. Laurie earned a BFA from Syracuse University and has worked professionally for over 30 years. She and her husband live in Maryland with their youngest son in their long-time family home.

Penguin Young Readers Group
Continental Press, Inc.
Center for Applied Linguistics
Measured Progress
Ribbons of Red
Oxford University Press
Pearson Longman
Cornelsen Verlag (Germany)
Adventure House for Cambridge University Press
Foxbury for Harcourt School Publishers
Anthology, Inc.
The Mazer Corporation for Macmillan/McGraw-Hill
Bill Smith Studio
Nazarene Publishing House
The Quarasan Group, Inc.
Monotype for Holt, Reinhart & Winston
American Red Cross