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Carl Hiaasen

Biography

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida. He is the author of such novels as the bestsellers BAD MONKEY, STAR ISLAND, NATURE GIRL, SKINNY DIP, SICK PUPPY and LUCKY YOUand five bestselling children’s books: HOOT, FLUSH, SCAT, CHOMP and SKINKHis most recent work of nonfiction is DANCE OF THE REPTILES, a collection of his columns from The Miami Herald.

Carl Hiaasen

Books by Carl Hiaasen

by Carl Hiaasen - Young Adult 12+

Classic Malley—to avoid being shipped off to boarding school, she takes off with some guy she met online. Poor Richard—he knows his cousin’s in trouble before she does. Wild Skink—he’s a ragged, one-eyed ex-governor of Florida, and enough of a renegade to think he can track Malley down. With Richard riding shotgun, the unlikely pair scour the state, undaunted by blinding storms, crazed pigs, flying bullets, and giant gators.

by Carl Hiaasen - Fiction, Humor, Mystery, Young Adult 10+

In three previous mysteries --- HOOT, FLUSH and SCAT --- Carl Hiaasen has offered young readers entertaining comic mysteries that combine environmental concerns and social issues with plenty of wacky laughs. Now, in CHOMP, he extends his winning streak with a funny novel that dives into the world of reality television.

by Carl Hiaasen - Mystery

Mrs. Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, was last seen during a field trip to Black Vine Swamp. The school’s headmaster and the police seem to have accepted the sketchy, unsigned note explaining that her absence is due to a “family emergency.” There’s no real evidence of foul play. But still, Nick and Marta don’t buy it. Something weird is definitely going on.