2014 Oregon Book Award for Children's Literature
Synopses & Reviews
There are zombies at Kailua beach!! Well, kind of. Fourth-grader Calvin Coconut and his friends have been recruited by Benny Obi (the boy from Kung Fooey who liked to tell crazy stories and ate bugs) to be extras in his uncle's movie: Zombie Zoomba! And who ends up with an actual part? Calvin's babysitter, Stella.
About the Author
GRAHAM SALISBURY is the author of seven other Calvin Coconut books: Trouble Magnet, The Zippy Fix, Dog Heaven, Zoo Breath, Hero of Hawaii,Kung Fooey,
and Man Trip
, as well as several novels for older readers, including the award-winning Lord of the Deep, Blue Skin of the Sea, Under the Blood-Red Sun, Eyes of the Emperor, House of the Red Fish,
and Night of the Howling Dogs
. Graham Salisbury grew up in Hawaii.
JACQUELINE ROGERS has illustrated more than 100 books for young readers. She studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design.