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By Clifford B. Hicks Leonard W. Shortall | Comments: ( 100 ) | Date: ( May 26, 2020 )

An eleven year old boy wins the opportunity to be mayor for a day and discovers that the real mayor is a criminal.


  • Title: Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day
  • Author: Clifford B. Hicks Leonard W. Shortall
  • ISBN: 9780671295097
  • Page: 167
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Clifford B. Hicks Leonard W. Shortall

Hicks was born in Marshalltown, Iowa in 1920 He graduated cum laude from Northwestern University, then served as a U.S Marine during World War II, earning the Silver Star In 1945, he joined the staff of Popular Mechanics magazine, and became a special projects editor in 1963 He wrote the magazine s Do It Yourself Materials Guide and edited the Do It Yourself Encyclopedia.In 1959, Hicks penned his first children s book, First Boy on the Moon, which was dubbed Best Juvenile Book of the Year by the Friends of American Writers The next year, he wrote The Marvelous Inventions of Alvin Fernald, the first of a series of books about a boy who relies on his Magnificent Brain to solve problems The books inspired a pair of two part Disney television movies The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton 1974 , and The Whiz Kid and the Carnival Caper 1976.Hicks wrote one non fiction children s book, The World Above 1965 , which discusses the Earth s atmosphere and the universe beyond In 1971, he began the Peter Potts series, which follows the misadventures of a small town boy who often gets into trouble by accident Hicks also wrote a two act play, Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day 1992 , which was based on one of his Alvin Fernald books.On September 29, 2010, Hicks died at his home in Brevard, North Carolina at the age of 90.enpedia wiki Cliffor



Comments Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day

  • Ellen

    Tim read the Alvin Fernald books when he was a kid & wanted our kids to read them. Molly & I cracked up at the characters' names: Alvin Fernald, Speedy Glomitz, Worm Wormley & Peanuts Dunkle!


  • John

    One of my favorite books as a child.


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