Laura Tallardy is an app developer and illustrator living in romantic Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
She has illustrated many books for tweens and children, including Scholastic’s Sophie Series by Lara Bergen and Friend2Friend Series by Devra Speregen, Nancy Rue’s Lily Series from Zonderkidz, The Girl’s Body Book by Kelli Dunham from Applesauce Press, and a series of four pop-up picture books by Elizabeth Goodwin from School Specialty Publishing.
Laura has a wide portfolio of children’s mobile apps on iOS and Android (mermaids, princesses, ballerinas, and more!) Her apps have been downloaded over a million times, mentioned in the New York Times, the Evening Standard and the Daily Mail, and honored with awards from TechForKids.com, AppySmart, Corona Labs and LadeezFirst Media. They frequently appear in the top 10 lists for Kids apps on iOS.
She also contributes award-winning illustrations to teen and tween magazines, home and beauty products, websites and blogs.
Laura spends her time crashing computers, daydreaming, playing the ukulele and watching old sci-fi movies when she really should be painting. She also enjoys zooming around town on her pink Vespa!