Nest

Illustrated by: Jorey Hurley
For Ages: 3 - 7
  • 2
In her picture book debut, artist Jorey Hurley opens our eyes to the wonders of the natural world and tells a universal story of family.

From birth, to first flight, to new friend, the first year of a bird’s life is full of activity and wonder. Artist Jorey Hurley pairs vivid, crisp artwork with simple, minimal text—often just one word per spread—to create a breathtaking, peaceful chronicle of nature and life’s milestones.
  • Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442489714 | 
  • February 2014 | 
  • Grades P - 2

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In her picture book debut, artist Jorey Hurley opens our eyes to the wonders of the natural world and tells a universal story of family.

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About the Author

Jorey Hurley
Photo credit: Lincoln Else

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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