Lauren was raised in the United States, but is currently living in Tanzania, East Africa. She is a mother, artist, and now a children’s book illustrator. Her other adventures have included teaching Spanish, textile and clothing design, theatre and marathon running.
Lauren is always inspired by travels with her family, in Africa and beyond, and is currently influenced by the intricate patterns found in the natural surroundings of Tanzania and the Indian Ocean. She loved creating the hide-and-seek world of Hippo and his friends!