American young adult novelist and children's book author/illustrator. Creating novels for young adult readers and picture books for children, and winning awards for both, Wells is a popular and versatile juvenile author. She writes and illustrates her picture books, which are generally lighthearted treatments of a child's growing experiences. Wells has written three young adult novels to date, The Fog Comes on Little Pig Feet, None of the Above, and a mystery novel, Leave Well Enough Alone. All the novels deal with ethical dilemmas of adolescence, presenting difficult moral solutions with honesty and humor.