Laurie is co-Publisher of The Toy Insider, CTO (chief toy officer) for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, and the contributing toy editor for Woman’s Day magazine, as well as Founder of The Big Toy Book. Laurie has appeared in major media outlets such as USA Today and The Today Show.

This year, Laurie will be on the panel of judges for‘s annual Giftee awards. Read her “Meet the Giftees Judges” Q&A here.