COLLINS, Ace. (Andrew J). American, b. 1953. Genres: Novels, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Freelance writer. Publications: YOU CAN DO IT SERIES FOR CHILDREN: You Can Do It Running, 1993; You Can Do It Dog Training, 1993; You Can Do It Juggling, 1993; You Can Do It Sidewalk Art and Games, 1993; You Can Do It Balloon Shapes and Animals, 1993. HOLIDAY ADVENTURE SERIES FOR CHILDREN (with L. Mandrell): Runaway Thanksgiving, 1992; Jonathan's Gifts, 1992; Peril in Evans Woods, 1993; All in a Day's Work, 1993; Eddie Finds a Hero, 1993; Best Man for the Job, 1993; A Mission for Jenny, 1993; Sunrise over the Harbor, 1993; Bond of Trust; Kimi's American Dream; Candy's Frog Prince; Abe's Hard Lesson; The End of the Rainbow; Twin Disasters; The Eyes of an Eagle; The Parade. ADULT NONFICTION: (with Mandrell) The Mandrell Family Album, 1983; The Christian Executive, 1984; (with L. Chapin as Andrew Collins) Father Does Know Best, 1989; Bette Midler, 1989; Sigourney Weaver, 1989; After the Storm, 1992; I Saw Him in Your Eyes, Vol I, 1993, Vol II, 1995, Vol III, 1995; Lassie, a Dog's Life: The First Fifty Years, 1993; Tanya Tucker: A Biography, 1994. ADULT FICTION: Darkness before Dawn, 1994; The Cutting Edge, 1994; Saving Grace, 1995; The Image of Truth, 1995. OTHER: wrote the 1940s segment of The Spirit of Christmas, scripted the play American Spirit, and wrote script and original song lyrics for A Christian Carol. Address: P.O. Box 644, Hillsboro, TX 76645, U.S.A.