Down in the Ham
Chesnutt had already written her book Down in the Ham, and was on the lookout for potential illustrators when she saw Jessup's painting, Lovingham, at a fundraising auction. She purchased the painting and contacted the artist through Facebook to offer her the commission.
- Chestnut, Ashley & Abby Little (2017) Down in the Ham: A Child's Guide to Downtown Birmingham. Birmingham:Down in the Ham ISBN 9781546396987
- Little, Abby & Bethany Hubbard (2017) Color the Ham: A Down in the Ham Coloring Book Birmingham:Down in the Ham ISBN 9781547016006
- Jessup, Abby Little, Ashley Chestnut & Bethany Hubbard Travers (2019) Around the Ham: A Down in the Ham Coloring Book. Birmingham:Down in the Ham ISBN 9781092398381
- Helmer, Lauren (September 2019) "Local women create children’s book about Birmingham." Birmingham magazine
- Down in the Ham website