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Laurie Parker


Since childhood, Laurie Parker has enjoyed writing rhyming narratives and creating unique collages by cutting and gluing colored paper, cardboard and mat boards.
Collage art by Laurie Parker
Her love of creating eventually led her to write and illustrate ten children's books, including favorites such as the enchanting story of a lost dog named Skippy, whose master searches for him Everywhere in Mississippi; the delightful croaking adventures of a funny family of frogs who are hopping All Over Alabama; and her previous editions of the Alphabet Series: Mississippi Alphabet, Louisiana Alphabet, and Texas Alphabet.

Laurie received her B.S. degree in Education in 1985 from Mississippi State University, where she also studied Engineering.

Today, she resides in her hometown of Starkville, Mississippi. When not creating children's books, Laurie works as a self-employed artist—crafting a unique line of jewelry, which she sells through galleries and shows throughout the Southeast.
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It Really Said Christmas The Sweet Dreams Book Mississippi Alphabet A for ANGELS
State Alphabet 3-Book Set
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It Really Said Christmas takes the reader on a delightful drive that culminates with a heart-warming reminder of the true reason why we celebrate the holiday.
Make bedtime magical with lyrical wishes for sweet dreams written in rhyme and illustrated with Laurie Parker's unique and engaging collage illustrations. A fun alphabetical account of some of the many people, places, and things unique to Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. A collection of 26 Bible stories, one for each letter of the alphabet, told in lyrical rhyme and illustrated with Laurie Parker's unique and engaging collage illustrations.
The Turtle Saver Louisiana Alphabet Mississippi Alphabet Mississippi Alphabet
The Turtle Saver
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Louisiana Alphabet
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Texas Alphabet
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When a man stops to rescue a turtle from the middle of the road, he creates a ripple effect of events, reminding us that even the smallest act of kindness can have far-reaching results. A fun account of some of the many people, places, and things that give Louisiana its richness, flavor, and charm. A fun alphabetical account of some of the many people, places, and things unique to Mississippi. A fun alphabetical account of some of the many people, places, and things unique to Texas.
All Over Alabama
All Over Alabama
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The story of a close-knit family of frogs that lives in All Over Alabama.