Shelley Jackson illustrated the short novel Do You Know Me? by Nancy Farmer (Richard Jackson Books, 1993) and her picture book illustrations can be seen in Great Aunt Martha by Rebecca Jones (Dutton, 1995) and Willie’s Silly Grandma by Cynthia deFelice (Orchard/Scholastic, 1997). She both wrote and illustrated Old Woman And The Wave (Richard Jackson, DK Ink, 1998) and Sophia, the Alchemist's Dog (Richard Jackson Books, Simon & Schuster, 2002). For adults Shelley published The Melancholy of Anatomy (Anchor, 2002). She lives in New York City.