Reed Duncan is a former English teacher, writing instructor, and editor. He has led wilderness trips, coached soccer and lacrosse, and at various times has worked as a rock-climbing, paddling, fitness, skateboard, and mountain-bike instructor. He has degrees in English and education and holds a M.A. in literature. For many years he ran an all-boys boarding school in Vermont for students with severe learning differences. Reed was the longtime partner of author-illustrator Anna Dewdney and he currently serves as the director of the Anna E. Dewdney Literary Trust. He is a collaborator on several books in the Llama Llama franchise, and he is a co-creator of -- and an executive producer/writer for -- the "Llama Llama" animated series on Netflix.
His latest works are: Animalicious; Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess; and the books in the Rollo series (Where’s Rollo?, Uh-Oh, Rollo!, Rollo’s Many Coats, and Look at Rollo).