Books by Melanie Williamson

MASHA AND THE BEAR by Lari Don
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Wit, humor and a resourceful heroine come together in an irresistible folk tale for early readers and young listeners to savor. (Early reader/folk tale. 4-7)"
Who's afraid of a big bad bear? Read full book review >
THE HUNGRY WOLF by Lari Don
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Youngsters will laugh along with the lovable lamb in this Wile E. Coyote prototype. (Early reader/folktale. 5-7)"
There's nothing as tasty as lamb for dinner…. Read full book review >
THE TORTOISE'S GIFT by Lari Don
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"This Zambian tale adapts well to the early-reader format. (Folk tale/early reader. 5-7)"
Is a tortoise too small and slow to be of any help? Read full book review >
NEVER TRUST A TIGER by Lari Don
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"An excellent addition to both the folk tale genre and the early-reader shelf. (Folk tale/early reader. 4-7)"
Does one good turn deserve another? Read full book review >
THE GREAT FAIRY TALE DISASTER by David Conway
Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"Children may get a giggle or two but may find the lackluster ending unsatisfying. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Old Big Bad Wolf is tired and wants a more relaxing fairy tale to be in, so he leaves the pigs behind. The results are not good. Read full book review >
THE GREAT NURSERY RHYME DISASTER by David Conway
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2009

Little Miss Muffet turns a series of familiar nursery rhymes on their heads when, sick of that scary spider, she escapes into the pages of the book to find a new rhyme. Read full book review >

THAT PESKY DRAGON by Julie Sykes
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

Little Izzy saves the farm from a medieval threat. Read full book review >