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Melissa Sweet is the illustrator of many acclaimed children’s books, including her collaboration with Judy Sierra on Schoolyard Rhymes. She is also the author and illustrator of Carmine: A Little More Red. She lives in Rockport, Maine.


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A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Hardcover

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read More
 





A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read More
 





A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read More
 





A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin
Written by Jen Bryant
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Hardcover Library Binding

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor... Read More
 





Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Written by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.

But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda.  She knew that bringing back a panda would be hard. Impossible, even.  But she intended to... Read More
 





Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Written by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.

But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda.  She knew that bringing back a panda would be hard. Impossible, even.  But she intended to... Read More
 





Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
Written by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Hardcover

In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.

But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda.  She knew that bringing back a panda would be hard. Impossible, even.  But she intended to... Read More
 





Schoolyard Rhymes
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

"Schoolyard rhymes are catchy and fun. They are easy to remember. In fact, they stick in the mind like bubble gum to a shoe." writes Judy Sierra in her introduction to this lively collection of traditional playground chants. Included are more than 50 verses ranging from the familiar jump rope rhyme... Read More
 





Schoolyard Rhymes
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

"Schoolyard rhymes are catchy and fun. They are easy to remember. In fact, they stick in the mind like bubble gum to a shoe." writes Judy Sierra in her introduction to this lively collection of traditional playground chants. Included are more than 50 verses ranging from the familiar jump rope rhyme... Read More
 





The Sleepy Little Alphabet
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

A delightful book to read out loud with children who are just learning their ABCs.

It's sleepy time in Alphabet Town. But the twenty-six little letters of the alphabet all have something they need—or want—to do before BIG-letter moms and dads tuck them in. Not since the classic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom... Read More
 





The Sleepy Little Alphabet
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
eBook

A delightful book to read out loud with children who are just learning their ABCs.

It's sleepy time in Alphabet Town. But the twenty-six little letters of the alphabet all have something they need—or want—to do before BIG-letter moms and dads tuck them in. Not since the classic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom... Read More
 





The Sleepy Little Alphabet
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Board

Snuggle up with this fun bedtime board book, perfect for toddlers learning their ABCs!
 
Judy Sierra’s rollicking alphabet story features the lowercase letters of the alphabet. Like children, they have a trunkful of tricks for putting off bedtime. But ultimately their moms and dads (the capital letters) succeed in tucking... Read More
 





The Sleepy Little Alphabet
Written by Judy Sierra
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Hardcover

A delightful book to read out loud with children who are just learning their ABCs.

It's sleepy time in Alphabet Town. But the twenty-six little letters of the alphabet all have something they need—or want—to do before BIG-letter moms and dads tuck them in. Not since the classic Chicka Chicka Boom Boom... Read More
 

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