Lauren Paige Conrad lives with her family in Asheville, NC. After studying textiles and fashion design at the University of Georgia and FIDM, she worked in product development and production. Her cut paper illustrations have been featured in Bravery, HappiKids, and Frankie Magazine. Lauren’s debut picture book YOUR ONE AND ONLY HEART (Dial) was written by Newbery-Honor recipient Rajani LaRocca, M.D. Her author-illustrator debut, THIS IS A WINDOW (Minerva) will be published in 2024, with a second author-illustrator book set for 2025.