Will Hobbs is the award-winning author of Bearstone and Beardance, two popular adventure books for young readers. Beardream, a picture book illustrated by Jill Kastner, is a companion to these books. The American Library Association has named seven of his novels as Best Books for Young Adults. He resides in Durango, Colorado, with his wife, Jean, and is a Stanford University graduate and former language arts teacher. They've spent years exploring the mountain and canyon settings of Will's stories as backpackers and river runners. Visit Will's website at www.WillHobbsAuthor.com to learn more about the author and his writings.