about the author

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 Jessica Laurel Kane is the author-illustrator of three books for children: The Butterfly Who Was Afraid to Fly and Other Stories, Feed It to the Worms, and A Book of Hearts. She has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and has worked as a stop-motion animator, a special effects make-up artist on Broadway for such shows as Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, and as a commissioned sculptor. She is the recipient of a 2018 LARAC Artist grant and lives in Upstate New York with her husband and little boy.




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