Laurie Israel (born in 1974) is an American scriptwriter and producer. She was an episode writer for Thomas and Friends. She also writes for other children's shows, including: "Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps", "Handy Manny", "Olivia", "The Fairly Odd Parents", "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!", "Sofia the First" and "Elena of Avalor". She usually writes with Rachel Ruderman.
- Kevin the Steamie (with Rachel Ruderman)
- She, Rachel Ruderman and Hugh Bonneville have all worked on "Sofia the First".
- She, Rachel Ruderman, Sukhmani Kaur and Travis Gagne have all worked on "Elena of Avalor".