Clare Hodgson Meeker is an award-winning author of true animal stories, biographies, folktales, picture books, and chapter books for elementary school-age children. She also teaches writing in the schools and writing for children to adults.
Her most recent book, RHINO RESCUE! published by National Geographic was a 2016 Junior Library Guild Selection. She is also the author of:
● the Smithsonian Notable Book LOOTAS LITTLE WAVE EATER: AN ORPHANED SEA OTTER’S STORY
● HANSA: THE TRUE STORY OF AN ASIAN ELEPHANT BABY, an AZA Communiqué recommend, and
● SOCCER DREAMS: PLAYING THE SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC WAY, licensed by Major League Soccer.
Her magazine series for the National Wildlife Federation called OLIVE OPOSSUM AND MAX MOLE’S BIG BACKYARD was a finalist for the Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement award in 2008 and is now available for the classroom in eBook format through schoolwide.com.