Sneed B. Collard

Sneed B. Collard has written more than 30 books for young people, including the popular titles Animal Dads, Leaving Home, Beaks!, Butterfly Count and The Forest in the Clouds, which Booklist magazine named one of their Top Ten Children's Science Books and the International Reading Association selected as a Teacher's Choices book. Sneed lives in Missoula, Montana, within sight of the giant "M". When he's not writing or walking his border collie, Mattie, he often can be found speaking to schoolchildren and teachers around the country about science, nature, and writing.