Laurie Keller is the popular creator of many books for kids, including Potato Pants!; Do Unto Otters; The Scrambled States of America; Open Wide: Tooth School Inside; Arnie the Doughnut; Hello, Arnie!;and three books inThe Adventures of Arnie the Doughnut chapter book series: Bowling Alley Bandit, Invasion of the Ufonuts, and The Spinny Icky Showdown. She is also the Geisel Award-winning creator of We Are Growing!. Laurie figured it took her at least 3,762 coconuts to make this book.