Search Results: "Mélanie Watt"


BOOK REVIEW

LEON THE CHAMELEON by Mélanie Watt
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2001

"Perfect for the Little Blue and Little Yellow set, or as an alternative to Ellen Stoll Walsh's Mouse Paint (1989). (Picture book. 5-7)"
Watt debuts with a simple tale that is partly a celebration of physical differences and partly a lesson in color theory. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BUG IN A VACUUM by Mélanie Watt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"Another funny, visually rollicking work from the creator of Chester (2007) and Scaredy Squirrel (2006). (Picture book. 4-8)"
A bug flies indoors, is sucked into a vacuum, and experiences the five stages of grief while entrapped. Read full book review >

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SCAREDY SQUIRREL PREPARES FOR HALLOWEEN by Mélanie Watt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Although fans of Scaredy's hypercontrolled world will eagerly devour each page, this may not be the best title to introduce a child to the series; start them with one of his stories instead. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Popular Scaredy Squirrel sports fangs as he beams from the cover of this "Safety Guide for Scaredies." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHESTER’S BACK! by Mélanie Watt
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

Aspiring author Chester, a chubby calico cat, is back for another metatextual tussle after the events of his 2007 debut, Chester. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCAREDY SQUIRREL AT THE BEACH by Mélanie Watt
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2008

"If said formula threatens to become stale with overuse, Scaredy's anxieties and his ridiculous solutions remain fresh enough to delight with this salty offering. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Scaredy Squirrel's come a long way since he plunged out of his nut tree in his 2006 self-titled debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

AUGUSTINE by Mélanie Watt
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"Watt's illustrations, in acrylic and pencil crayons, far outclass her serviceable prose; still, this is a little treasure. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A love of art eases the anxiety of a young penguin moving from the South to the North Pole. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCAREDY SQUIRREL GOES CAMPING by Mélanie Watt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2013

"Welcome back, Scaredy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The world's most timorous rodent returns for another nonadventure. Read full book review >

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SCAREDY SQUIRREL HAS A BIRTHDAY PARTY by Mélanie Watt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Many happy returns, Scaredy. (Picture book. 4-8)"
When Scaredy Squirrel plans a party, he concentrates on maximum security, not maximum fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCAREDY SQUIRREL AT NIGHT by Mélanie Watt
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

A great, big glow-in-the-dark grin greets readers on the cover of this latest visit with North America's favorite shrinking violet. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HAVE I GOT A BOOK FOR YOU! by Mélanie Watt
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Have your credit card ready. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Children with a taste for TV infomercials now have a literary equivalent to savor any time. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

YOU'RE FINALLY HERE! by Mélanie Watt
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2011

"A good-but-not-great entry in the meta-picture-book genre. (Picture book. 3-6)"
"You're finally here!" Read full book review >