Mayra Calvani WOI Feb '11 Tour

Award-winning author Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults. She’s a reviewer for The New York Journal of Books and co-editor of Voice in the Dark ezine. She's had over 300 reviews, interviews, stories, and articles published in print and online. Mayra is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Children's Writer's Coaching Club. Visit her website at She also keeps a blog at


Frederico the Mouse Violinist Blurb:

Learn the parts of the violin with Frederico, the Mouse Violinist!

Frederico is a tiny mouse with a big dream: he wants to become a violinist. Each day he watches as Stradivari makes his famous violins. Each night, he sneaks into the workshop to play. But the violins are too big! Then, unbeknown to Frederico, Stradivari sees him playing and begins carving a tiny device. Could it be a famous Strad especially for Frederico?


ISBN Number: paperback 9781616331146, hardcover 9781616331139

Publication Date: December 2010

Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing

How to Turn Your Book Club into a Spectacular Event Blurb:

How to Turn Your Book Club into a Spectacular Event is a 50-page chapbook for girls ages 9-12 on how to start and manage a book club from start to end. It also includes an explanation of the various genres and a resource section with a list of popular authors who write for young readers, including the titles of one of their books and website links. The book encourages a love of books and reading and also social and leadership skills.


ISBN Number: 978-1606192290

Publication Date: August 2010

Publisher: Twilight Times Books

Humberto the Bookworm Hamster Blurb:


Humberto is an antisocial little hamster. He's addicted to books! Until disaster strikes and he must choose between saving his books and helping his soon-to-be friends.

Humberto the Bookworm Hamster has been nominated for an EPIC Award!


ISBN Number: 978-1935137924

Publication Date: November 2009

Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing



Places where Mayra Calvani's books are available for sale:, Borders, Books a Million, Kindle, B&N, B&N Digital, eReader, Fictionwise, Sony eBookstore, Twilight Times Books, and Guardian Angel Publishing.



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