Jessie Hartland is a New York City based artist and writer. She has painted murals at a Japanese amusement park, designed Christmas windows for Bloomingdale s, and put her mark on ceramics, watches, and all sorts of other things. She has done drawings for many magazines and newspapers including "The New York Times", "Travel and Leisure Family", "Martha Stewart Kids", and "Bon Appetit". Jessie is the author and illustrator many nonfiction titles for young readers, including "How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum"and"Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child."