Meet & Greet Local Author Rebecca Cook
Celebrate the Debut of her Children’s Picture Book, Calvin Splinter & His Splendid Splinter Ideas on Saturday November 3, 2:00—4:00 PM
If you’re enchanted by the imaginative and captivating world of children’s literature, you must come and celebrate the launching of RA Cook’s book, Calvin Splinter & His Splendid Splinter Ideas at Griffin Bay Bookstore on Saturday, November 3, 2:00—4:00 pm. This is a wonderful—and beautifully illustrated book that comes with a catchy marimba tune, The Humming Song. Lyrics are by RA Cook, music written and arranged by RA Cook and Margie Smith.
After a terrible storm in the Kingdom of Lumaria, with the help of a butterfly named Howie, a caterpillar named Woolie, and using his splendid splinter ideas, Calvin Splinter, a forest nymph, calls all the other splinters by humming a catchy tune, The Humming Song. Working together, they rebuild the Great Forest.
Calvin Spinter & His Splendid Splinter Ideas is a story of hope and renewal. It is specifically geared for children ages 4 to 9. The lively text and delightful art carry a strong environmental message, dovetailing with such themes as intuitive ideas, relationship building and working together for a common goal.
This is a book that will surely delight and capture the young and old alike.
About the Author
A graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, with a degree in illustration, RA Cook, an award-winning graphic designer, has worked in the newspaper, magazine, and book industry for over three decades. “I have designed many a book for clients in the past, but writing and illustrating my own children’s picture book is my passion and life’s work.” Calvin Splinter & His Splendid Splinter Ideas was a heartfelt ten-year project.