Publication Date: March 10, 2009
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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
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's second book about Melonhead is Melonhead and the Big Stink. She is also the author of the hilarious Lucy Rose chapter book series. Katy Kelly lives in Washington, D.C.
About the Illustrator
Gillian Johnson is a UK-based author/illustrator. She lives in Oxford, England.
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."
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