Laura Summers is an author and screenwriter whose third book The Summer of Telling Tales ha been published by Piccadilly Press. She was also commissioned to write two episodes of TOPSY AND TIM (Darrall Macqueen), Cbeebies’ first live action drama. She recently wrote an episode for new Cbeebies' series DOG LOVES BOOKS available on BBC iPayer. Watch Laura's episode, DOG LOVES UNDERSEA ADVENTUREShere.
Laura’s children’s novels include: Heartbeat Away and Desperate Measures, which was shortlisted for the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Award and won the Literature Award at the Ability Media International Awards 2010. Laura’s TV credits include: The Story of Tracy Beaker series 1 -5, Worst Witch, The Little Princess (BAFTA Nomination 2008 and 2011 for best preschool animation series), Rupert The Bear and Tati's Hotel.