Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Author Graham Salisbury & the Calvin Coconut Books

The author of our April book, Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet, is Graham Salisbury. Find out more about him at his website. And read more books about Calvin!

Calvin Coconut: The Zippy Fix

Calvin tries to earn money to buy Stella, the babysitter, a present for her sixteenth birthday because he feels guilty for taking advantage of her allergy to cats.

Calvin Coconut: Dog Heaven

When his teacher asks him to write a persuasive argument about something he really wants, fourth-grader Calvin creates a unique way to express his desire for a dog.

Calvin Coconut: Zoo Breath

When Calvin gets a school assignment to do some original research, he decides to investigate his dog's stinky breath and ends up learning about more than just smells.

Calvin Coconut: Hero of Hawaii

When a hurricane causes the river near his Hawaiian home to flood, a boy named Calvin Coconut makes a daring rescue.

Calvin Coconut: Kung Fooey

Fourth-grader Cal learns a lot about teasing and standing up for others when a weird new student joins his class, while Stella, the tenth-grader who lives with Cal's family to help his mother, practices for her driving test.

Calvin Coconut: Man Trip

Calvin Coconut and his mom’s boyfriend, Ledward, are good buddies. When Ledward wins some plane tickets, he invites Calvin to fly to Hawaii, the Big Island, for a day of deep-sea fishing. A day full of adventure, fishermen, fish tales, and the lure of the sea opens Calvin’s eyes to some important ideas about respecting nature.

Calvin Coconut: Rocket Ride

New fears for fourth-grader Calvin include a school bully named Tito and the return of his estranged father, rock star Little Johnny Coconut.

Calvin Coconut: Extra Famous

Calvin and his friends have the opportunity to earn some money by appearing as extras in a zombie movie being filmed on a nearby beach. 

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