MISHICA, Clare. American, b. 1960. Genres: Children's fiction. Career: Author and educator. Teacher in White River, SD, 1982-83, and Point Lay, AK, 1983-85; Suomi College, Teaching and Learning Center, Hancock, MI, 1993-. Publications: Billions of Bugs, 1993; The Penguin's Big Win, 1994; Charlie the Champ, 1994; Max's Answer, 1994; A Friend for Fraidy Cat, 1994. Contributor of short stories, essays, and crafts articles to periodicals. Contributor of puzzles to "Puzzlemania". Address: 19794 Number 2 Rd, Hancock, MI 49930-9832, U.S.A.