About

Jane Smith is an award-winning author-illustrator of nine children's picture books, including the 6-book CHLOE ZOE series, HELLO NEW HOUSE, and MISS MEOW. Her first self-published picture book, NAKED BUTT BUSTS OUT!, releases in March 2023. Jane earned her BFA in Illustration at the Columbus College of Art & Design before beginning her career in publishing as an art director of children’s novelty books. She currently creates artwork for a variety of publishing and art licensing clients in her Wilmington, North Carolina studio.

Other Works

  • Miss Meow

    2021
  • Hello, New House

    2020
  • It's Thanksgiving, Chloe Zoe!

    2017
  • It's Halloween, Chloe Zoe!

    2017
  • It's the First Day of Kindergarten, Chloe Zoe!

    2016
  • It's the First Day of Preschool, Chloe Zoe!

    2016
  • It's Easter, Chloe Zoe!

    2016
  • It's Valentine's Day, Chloe Zoe!

    2016

Awards and Recognition

  • Miss Meow has been honored by the Cat Writers' Association with a Certificate of Excellence in the category of Book/Children's & YA/Illustration-Focused, making Miss Meow a finalist for the CWA 2022 Muse Medallion in the same category.