About Me

The first thing you should know about me is that I like talking about books—mine or other people's—a lot more than I like talking about myself. But since you're on this page, you probably want to know a few things.

My husband and I recently moved to Vancouver, Washington, where it looks like this:






And we have lots of these:




I love animals, especially ferrets. Here's a picture of one of my ferrets with my first book:




I also enjoy hiking, birding, playing board games, and reading. 

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Laurel Gale writes books for children. Her middle grade novels include Dead Boy, her debut, and Story Magic, which will be out August 4, 2020. She lives with her husband and their ferrets in Washington. In addition to writing, she enjoying hiking, playing board games, and reading. She loves animals and is easily distracted by squirrels. You can visit Laurel online at laurelgale.com or on Twitter at @laurel_gale.

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Photo by Tal Miles