Esmé Shapiro was born and raised amongst the succulents and coyotes of Laurel Canyon, California. She currently resides in a plant filled apartment in Brooklyn, New York. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Esmé has exhibited at the Society of Illustrators and her work has been featured in Taproot, Quill and Quire, and Plansponsor magazines. She loves illustrating stories for children. Her first book, Ooko, was nominated for a Governor General’s Literary Award and was # 1 on the National Post Bestseller list.
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