Meet the Author, Publisher, one day Illustrator

About the Author, Publisher, one day Illustrator...

Cooper lives on Lana‘i with a great dane named Pi and a giant tortoise (Captain Tortellini).

He holds the record for most books eaten before a morning nap. Cooper spends most

afternoons collecting mangos or looking for monk seals down at the Beach.

“Absolutely Awesome Island Animals” is his first book and it's already top rated 5 out of 5 Coconuts by Nancy Meola of the Maui Film Festival.


About Me


Cooper Riley




Lana‘i, Hawai’i

Best Friend

Pi, my dog

All-time Favorites

Movies The Water Horse, Shrek II, &

Imax The Great Barrier Reef

Books The O’o Book (aka “When I am Quiet on O’ahu”), all Charlie & Lola books, and “No No Yes Yes”

Songs Mercy” by Lily Meola, “The Elephant Ride” by Rick Scott & the potty dance song

Food “pops” (aka popsicles), cockroach & worm pasta, star fruit and blueberries

Places Lana‘i, Maui, Pasadena & Toronto


Turn the page

Learning to walk at Baby Beach

One Day old

me & Pi

me & a jackson kameleona