Dev Petty is the author of I DON'T WANT TO BE A FROG (Doubleday), CLAYMATES (LBYR), THE BEAR MUST GO ON (Philomel), the upcoming MOTH & BUTTERFLY: Ta-Da! (Nancy Paulsen Books, June '21) and many more to come. She likes books that make you laugh a lot and think a little.
Before becoming an author, Dev was a senior visual effects artist on The Matrix films and many others. Dev lives in her native San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, daughters, dogs, cat, and a snake named "Boots".