Accomplished children’s book author Janet Lawler channels her love of family, nature, and “all things silly” to inspire her written work. Well-rounded in her experience, Lawler has also served as a practicing attorney, freelance proofreader, high school English tutor, and has owned and operated a franchise travel magazine.
Lawler received her bachelor of arts in government and American studies from Connecticut College in 1974, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a summa cum laude graduate. She is an active participant in the New England regional community of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and enjoys membership in the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. Lawler has also been honoured with an Outstanding Science Trade Book award from the National Science Teachers Association.
Originally from Milford, Connecticut, Lawler lives in Farmington, Connecticut, with her husband, children, a dog, and a lizard. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, gardening, and playing sports.