SARA LEACH is the author of nine books for children, including her forthcoming novel for young readers, Duck Days. Its companion book, Slug Days, was a finalist for the Foreword Indie Book Award for Juvenile Fiction and nominated for the Chocolate Lily Book Award. Her middle grade novel Count Me In has been translated into four languages, and won the Red Cedar Book Award. Sara hails from Whistler, BC, where she works as a teacher-librarian and plays on the trails.