Calvin is a novel by Canadian author Martine Leavitt. It’s a teenage love story about a boy with schizophrenia who thinks he’s become the living embodiment of Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes. His logic is sound, if you believe in magic. He also sees Hobbes. Believing he can be cured if Bill Watterson will draw one more comic strip — Calvin without Hobbes — he embarks on a pilgrimage to find the reclusive artist.

It’s a young adult novel, and only 180 pages, so it’s a quick read. It’s a delight to read as a long-time fan of Calvin and…

Adam Snider

Husband, father, writer and communications professional. I write words on the Internet for a living.

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