Jessie Sima is an novelist and illustrator based in New York City. They grew up in a little town in southern New Jersey, completely oblivious to the fact that they were a storyteller. They told their family and friends after they figured it out, and they handled it beautifully. Not Nearly Narwhal, Harriet Goes Carried Away, Love, Z, Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies, Spencer's New Pet, and Jules vs. Barely Haunted; and the Ocean. JessieSima.com is where you can find them.