Books by Gillian Johnson

MELONHEAD AND THE WE-FIX-IT COMPANY by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"In this lively and light entertainment for middle graders, Melonhead and his friends inhabit a world without sarcasm or texting, where inventiveness and camaraderie reign supreme. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Melonhead, always brimming with good intentions, once again successfully enchants. Read full book review >
MELONHEAD AND THE UNDERCOVER OPERATION by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 13, 2011

"As they learn to take responsibility for their mini-fiascoes, Melonhead and Sam deliver sniggers galore in this sweet and funky confection. (Mystery. 8-11)"
Melonhead and his buddy Sam deliver their third goofball romp when they go undercover to catch one of the FBI's Most Wanted. Read full book review >
MELONHEAD AND THE BIG STINK by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 8, 2010

"A breezy and humorous middle-grade tale that illuminates the value of intergenerational relationships. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Melonhead is as irrepressible as ever in his second outing (Melonhead, 2009). Read full book review >
MELONHEAD by Katy Kelly
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 10, 2009

"Melonhead learns a thing or two from his mistakes, but it may give adults pause when he sums his scientific discoveries up with, 'Umpteen wrongs equals one right.' (illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 8-12)"
In this spin-off from the Lucy Rose series, Lucy's friend Melonhead, an adventurous, clever nine-year-old, takes center stage. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Highly recommended. (Fiction. 8-12)"
This frothy sequel to Thora: A Half-Mermaid Tale (2005) continues the whimsical adventures of Thora, aged 10 ¾, her mermaid mum, human caretaker Mr. Walters, Cosmo the peacock and beautiful sea-unicorn Shirley. Read full book review >
PRINCESS BUN BUN by Richard Scrimger
ADVENTURE
Released: May 7, 2002

"This is a light but involving read that nicely portrays how a child can affect her environment for it is Winifred's aplomb and fancy that keeps the situation from turning panicky. (Picture book. 3-6)"
What begins as a visit to Uncle Dave's new condominium, turns into an almost-magical adventure at the Castle Apartments. Read full book review >