Gary Bogue

Children’s author Gary Bogue was curator of the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek, California, from 1967 to 1979. For thirty-two years he has written a popular daily column on pets, wildlife, and environmental issues for the Contra Costa Times. An award-winning newspaper illustrator, he has also illustrated a number of books, including “There’s a Hummingbird in My Backyard,” “There’s an Opossum in My Backyard,” and “The Raccoon Next Door.” He lives in Benicia, California, with his wife, two cats, a parrot, and a cockatoo