Sara Leach is the author of eight books for children, including the recently released Penguin Days. 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. Sounds of the Ferry, illustrated by Steven Corvelo, was nominated for the Chocolate Lily 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 through Skype. Sara lives in Whistler, BC, where she enjoys skiing, hiking and biking in the local mountains.