Sneed B. Collard III

Sneed B. Collard III has written more than fifty highly acclaimed books for young people including The Prairie Builders, Border Crossings, Little Killers, and the novels, Dog Sense and Flash Point. He lives with his family in Missoula, Montana.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

The Poky Little Puppy

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“It’s a party! A dog party!”― P.D. Eastman

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Laurence Pringle, Lois Lowry, Richard Peck

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

To tell stories, share the incredible discoveries about the world with other people, and help protect the planet.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Write about what you love. Excel at your craft. Spend more time writing and learning, and less time chasing fame through social media.