Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440421870, 209pp.
Publication Date: May 11, 2010
Adam Melon's friend Lucy Rose gave him a nickname Melonhead and it caught on fast. Melonhead is a self-proclaimed inventor. All his life, which is ten years and counting, great ideas have been popping in and out of his melon head. And sometimes they work This year Melonhead's class is entering an inventing fair, so he and his friend Sam are dreaming up plans. And Capitol Hill has a ton of places to find invention parts. But they have to be sure they find what they need and get home on time with no excuses. That might be hard, because Melonhead and Sam have a way of forgetting. But their work will all pay off if they win first place they'll be headed to even bigger and better things
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."