Hello and welcome, I'm glad you're here! From the age of 7 or 8, I had an idea that I was meant to travel the world, meet my brothers and sisters and spread the message of love. I'd walk miles around my town singing Love Is In the Air. What I didn't know, was that life would present me with a series of challenges, preparing me to fulfill on this mission, including losing all my hair at age 11 to a condition called Alopecia Areata. This is how I learned our biggest challenges can become our biggest gifts!

I believe we're all born with an innate genius and that a child's natural, creative ability develops best when they experience the power of love, acceptance and appreciation. My intention, through my books and talks, is to nurture this genius, helping to expand what we believe possible for our children and our selves. For me, the beauty of writing children’s books is that not only do I reach our youth, but also the parents, grandparents, teachers, preachers and great aunties and uncles; my message is meant for everyone! I feel blessed that my books are read at bedtime, shared in classrooms and churches, given as gifts, available in great stores and galleries across the world and MORE!

Here you'll find out what inspired me to become a children's author, as well as more about my books, the New York Times Bestseller, I Love You More and my newest, You Are a Gift to the World. There's a description of my inspirational talks and school programs, which I present to "3-103 year olds" across the country and world. You'll also find dates and locations of where I'll be visiting and signing books, as well as highlight pictures and videos from my nationwide tours and MORE!

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A Virtual Press Kit is available here: Press
School program information here: Schools
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* Ambassador of Love *
* School Programs Video *
For a program outline, testimonials and booking information visit Laura Duksta School Visits
* A Video Introduction *
Laura on the Juicy Living Tour. You can watch it here or in a larger format on the "About" page. I read my new book towards the end :-) Enjoy!!
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