Laura Henry-Allain MBE is an award-winning international storyteller, educationalist, producer and consultant.
She is the creator of the characters of the well-loved JoJo and Gran Gran series, developed and produced by CBeebies, and is the series’ associate producer.
Laura is also executive producer on a few shows that are currently in development, including Daddio & Co. Her bestselling children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race and racism, and empowers children to be the best versions of themselves.
Laura’s new book, My Family, Your Family, illustrated by Giovana Medeiros, enables children to talk about relatives, love and belonging. The book will be published in October.
Follow Laura on Twitter: @LauraHAllain
In collaboration with TTS
As a contributor to the TTS Talking podcast series, Laura will be discussing the importance of representation in the books and resources used in settings, giving best practice examples and guidance. Laura will also be sharing ways for educators to talk to under-fives about diversity, race and anti-racist behaviours.