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Dev Petty

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Berkeley, CA, The United States
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Dev writes books for kids which are also often enjoyed by immature adults.

She was a senior visual effects artist in film and is now- thanks to her husband, daughters and pets, fully recovered from her chronic workaholism.

She is also good at word jumbles. Really good.

Dev was born in Berkeley, California and now lives pretty much in Berkeley, California.


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Dev Petty Writer's block doesn't worry me. Writing is hard! But IDEA block does. When the ideas aren't coming, I do worry.

In either case, I try to put the pen…more
Writer's block doesn't worry me. Writing is hard! But IDEA block does. When the ideas aren't coming, I do worry.

In either case, I try to put the pen (or laptop) down and just thing. No writing, no language, no commas. Just ideas that I try to see from every which angle so I can find something new.(less)
Dev Petty It's an area of my life where being weird and original and bizarre is a good thing.
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"I think it has a really great message for little ones, and I'm thinking I need a copy for my niece and nephew!"
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"Dev Petty and Mike Boldt make a great team! This "sequel" to I Don't Want to Be a Frog has so many laughs and is sure to be a read aloud crowd pleaser."
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"A great book for kids who don't want to get big! "
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