Jorey Hurley

Jorey Hurely studied art history at Princeton, received her law degree at Stanford, and studied design at FIT. She worked as a textile designer for Hable Construction in New York City and is now based in San Francisco, where she lives with her husband and their two small children. Nest, her first book, was called a “stunning debut” in a starred review from School Library Journal. Fetch is her second book. Visit her at JoreyHurley.com.

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Experience the simple joy of a dog’s day at the beach in this vibrant picture book from the acclaimed author-illustrator of Nest, which the New York Times Book Review said was “certain to please aesthetically minded children and adults” and that S...

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working --- Pablo Picasso

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Reviewing luxury beach resorts! But Writing and illustrating kids books is pretty awesome.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. right where I am.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Count Dracula

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. humor, empathy, curiosity

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