SARA LEACH is the author of nine books for children, including her latest book, Duck Days, illustrated by Rebecca Bender. Its companion book, Slug Days, was a finalist for a 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. In addition to being a children’s author, Sara is also an elementary school teacher-librarian. She is a frequent presenter at elementary schools and public libraries, both in person and virtually. Sara lives in Whistler, BC, where she enjoys skiing, hiking and biking in the local mountains.