Lauren Pierre is a cartoonist and illustrator passionate about creating books for young readers, and the young-at-heart. She aims to tell sensitive, heartfelt stories about friendship, family, and faith that feel familiar, yet are executed in a fresh, modern way. Forever enamored by cartoons of the 80s and 90s, her work has a nostalgic feel, utilizing bright colors, and featuring an adorable cast of child and animal characters.
Lauren worked as an assistant colorist on the acclaimed middle grade graphic novel TWINS by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright (Graphix 2020), and currently does color work for various indie and traditionally published comic and graphic novel projects. Her debut graphic novel series EVELYN & AVERY will be be published in 2024 by Clarion Books/HMH.
Lauren lives in Florida with her family, where she entertains the local wildlife that like to come up to her window, pursues a degree in Sociology, and never says no to a Disney vacation. She is represented by Britt Siess of Britt Siess Creative Management.
You can follow her on Twitter, where she frequently shares art and gushes about pop culture.