Gertrude the Great is about a little girl who adores her older sister and wants desperately to be just like her. But in order to look cool in her sister’s eyes, she gives up the one activity she loves the most.
Disappointed over her many failed attempts to be as good at everything as her sister, Gertrude suddenly finds herself in a dramatic event that leads her to realize she is GREAT just the way she is.
Born and raised in West Michigan, Trisa Laughlin grew up on one of the most beautiful beaches on the Great Lakes. There she developed a deep appreciation for nature and a sense of family. She is the mother of twin girls and now resides in New York with her daughters and husband.