Author Mike Graf will be at the park this weekend to sign books and meet readers. He has published more than 70 books, including a series of adventure novels based in America's national parks.
He will be at Books & More at Canyon View Information Plaza on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. On Sunday, he will be at the bookstore at Yavapai Observation Station from 3-5 p.m. and on Monday, he'll be at the North Rim Visitor Center bookstore from 8-11 a.m. and from 3-5 p.m. He will also be signing books at the Coconino County Fair in Flagstaff on Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon.
His book, "Tail of the Scorpion," is based at Grand Canyon National Park. He's also written books in the series based in Bryce and Zion, Yellowstone and Yosemite with future books planned in other parks including Great Smokey Mountain, Olympic, Glacier and Rocky Mountain national parks. He has written numerous non-fiction books about national parks across the country as well as about wildlife, weather and other aspects of the natural world. He has also developed numerous science kits, including a classroom based meteorology station endorsed by The Weather Channel.
He's an avid backpacker and hiker as well as a part-time television weathercaster at KHSL-TV in Chico, Calif. He is a teacher at Chico State University.