Rosemary Wells

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Known best for her Max and Ruby series of children's books, this New York-born illustrator and author also wrote the Voyage to the Bunny Planet books, as well as a historical fiction work titled Red Moon at Sharpsburg.

Before Fame

She illustrated her first children's book, author Ellen Conford's Impossible, Possum, in the early 1970s. Her early solo-written children's books include Unfortunately Harriet and Noisy Nora.

Trivia

In her Yoko children's books, which focus on the trials and tribulations of a Japanese cat, she addresses the theme of racism.

Family Life

She grew up in New York and New Jersey. In 1963, she married an architect named Thomas Moore Wells.

Associated With

She created a series of illustrations of musical theater songs by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II.