Calvin Coconut

Calvin Coconut

The Zippy Fix

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, [2009]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780385906401
Characteristics: 168 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Rogers, Jacqueline 1958-- Illustrator
Alternative Title: Zippy fix


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Jul 05, 2018

A fairly simple story plot problem, but it was still pretty interesting to read. Basically there is this lazy cat, who likes to hang out in the middle of the road, and his name is Zippy. There is this girl named Stella (15 years old turning 16), who lives with the family to give their mom extra help. The thing is, she starts calling Calvin stump, shorty or any other names that may associate to that. So Calvin does something about this to get his revenge. What he does is takes Zippy and puts him on Stella’s pillow while she was out and about. Stella is allergic to cats. Later she gets this huge problematic allergic reaction. Calvin feels really bad about this, so he decides to surprise her with something for her birthday. The problem is, he doesn’t have enough money to buy this thing and he needs to make money. There were challenges along his way to making this money though, so it’s not easy for him.


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Sep 07, 2013

annythree thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over


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