Laurel Handfield is a wife, mom of three children, and two dogs.
She is also the owner and creator of Happy Island Press, a publisher that creates coloring/activity books for children of color. Her work has been featured in Highlights for Children Magazine, and the award-winning apps Farfaria.com and Readabilitytutor.com, to date she has written over 50 children’s stories.
On the podcast we chatted:
-How she met her husband on a girls trip to the Bahamas.
-Her keys to a happy marriage.
-The importance of affirming your child.
-The importance of Black children seeing themselves represented in books.
-How she got into writing and became a publisher.
And so much more!
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