As a girl, Nina Mata loved getting lost in fairy tales and drawings. When she grew up, she pursued a career in illustration and received her degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has illustrated many books, including She’s Got This by Laurie Hernandez, and even used to work for Sesame Street. She currently lives in New Jersey with her husband, their two-year-old daughter, and their cat. Visit Nina online at www.beautifique.org.