The Boatniks by Mel Cebulash, based on the screenplay by Arthur Julian, which is based on a story by Marty Roth; 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1797, 1970, 96 pages. Illustrated with photograph stills from the Walt Disney movie.
DESCRIPTION: “Left to right: Phil Silvers as ‘Commodore’ Harry Simmons: He steals the jewels and then finds out he can’t get them out of the country unless he can swim! Robert Morse as Ensign Tom Garland: His first command in the Coast Guard and he can’t begin to kee[ the boat on an even keel! Stefanie Powers as Kate Fairchild: She confounds both the jewel thieves and Ensign Garland with both her beauty and her knowledge of small boats. Don Ameche as Commander Fred Taylor: The bluff Coast Guard Commander who finds it hard to endure the blunders of Ensign Garland.”(from the back cover)