Sneed B. Collard III is the author of more than eighty-five beloved books for young people including Beaks!, Animal Dads, A Platypus Probably, and Birds of Every Color. In 2006, Sneed was awarded the prestigious Washington Post-Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work. In addition to his books, Sneed is a popular speaker and has given presentations and workshops at more than 600 schools and 100 conferences. He makes his home in Missoula, Montana where he often gets to observe beavers and otters. Learn more about Sneed at his website www.sneedbcollardiii.com and follow the birding adventures of him and his son at www.fathersonbirding.com. Also check out his YouTube channel for his latest videos about birds and books.