Laura Eckroat resides in Monroe, WI with her husband and her two rescued dogs–Muffin & Shadow. Mrs. Eckroat was previously an elementary school teacher. She loves gardening and holding writing workshops for school age children. Laura is the author of The Life of Bud, 2010 North Texas Book Festival Best Children’s Book winner; A Simpler Time; Went Out To Get A Donut-Came Home With a Muffin–Texas Association of Authors-Best Children’s Book Age 7 & Under-2013; What’s In the Corner? A Muffin “Tail”; Red Goes To Kindergarten — Texas Association of Authors-Best Children’s Book Age 7 & Under-2016. My latest book — Daisy – A Life Cycle Series will be released in June, 2016.