Who is Laura Dockrill? Meet the judge of WildVerse 2017!

She's a comedian and author!

WildVerse is back and this year it’s being judged by Laura Dockrill! She’s a poet, author, illustrator, and writer.

Laura is the author of the Darcy Burdock series all about a ten-year-old girl who likes to notice things…

My Mum’s Growing Down is her first poetry book for kids and it’s about a wild, hysterical and hilarious Mum!

Laura’s the judge of WildVerse 2017 this year meaning she’s going to be reading all of your fantastic poems!

Click here to enter Wildverse 2017

She will then pick the ones she likes best and give the authors loads of prizes!

Top facts about Laura Dockrill!

  • Laura says she prefers vintage clothes over high-street ones and always gives her clothes funny little names such as “milkmaid” or “rock’n’roll skirt” or “Swedish slippers”!
  • She worked as a hairdresser’s receptionist for five years before stepping into comedy and writing!
  • Laura wears really bold make-up and clothes as a way to express who she is. She says it’s all about showing the world you’re creative.

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