Chari Pere is a freelance cartoonist. A native New Yorker, Chari graduated valedictorian of the School of Visual Arts (B.F.A. Cartooning, 2007), and has had worked with such clients as Gretchen Rubin (author of the #1 NY Times Bestseller The Happiness Project), Bullies to Buddies, The Orthodox Union, JLI Teens, LearningAboutDiabetes.org, MAD Magazine, PresenTense Magazine, and The Jerusalem Post. She currently lives in Los Angeles, land of the Milk N Honey restaurant, with her husband and brand-new happy baby boy. You can view more of her work at www.charipere.com.