Melonhead

Melonhead

By Katy Kelly; Gillian Johnson (Illustrator)

Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385734097, 209pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2009

Description

Melonhead is my preferred name. Preferred by me, not my mom. She likes people to call me by my real name, Adam Melon. Luckily, it’s too late for that because when my friend, Lucy Rose, invented Melonhead, it caught
on fast.

Usually I am the one doing the inventing. All my life, which is 10 years, great ideas have been popping in and out of my melon head. Sometimes they work. This year they’d better, because our class is entering an inventing fair. My friend Sam and I are dreaming up plans. And Capitol Hill has a ton of places to find invention parts. We just have to make sure to get home on time, with no excuses. If we get first place at school, it will be Chantilly, Virginia Regionals, here we come!

The first book in an all-new series by Katy Kelly is nonstop adventure—and trouble. Meet Melonhead!

Katy Kelly lives and writes full-time in Washington, D.C. Melonhead is her fifth book for young readers.



About the Author
Katy Kelly has been writing for years, but "Lucy Rose: Here's the Thing About Me" is her first book and audiobook for young readers and listeners. A talented illustrator and journalist, Katy is now a Senior Editor at "US New & World Report," She lives in Washington, D.C. with her two daughters, husband, and dog.

written and illustrated by Gillian K. Johnson


Praise For Melonhead

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, February 23, 2009
"Adam's goofy sense of humor and his comic interactions with his parents, teachers and best friend Sam ... are just right for the target audience."