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Melanie Watt

La jeune auteure-illustratrice Mélanie Watt, née à Trois-Rivières, a remporté pour son travail de prestigieuses récompenses, dont le Prix Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz, le Prix Blue Spruce et le Prix Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon, tous les trois pour Frisson l'écureuil.

 

It was in a design class taught by Michèle Lemieux at the University of Quebec in Montreal that author and illustrator Mélanie Watt created her first picture book, Leon the Chameleon, which was later published by Kids Can Press. Watt went on to create several more books, including the Learning with Animals collection and Augustine, which was named an ALA Notable Children's Book. Watt has also illustrated Where Does a Tiger-Heron Spend the Night? and Bearcub and Mama, which won the 2006 IRA Teachers” Choices Project.

Mélanie's best known book, Scaredy Squirrel, has won many awards, including the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children”s Book Award for Children”s Picture Book and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator”s Award. The release of Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend was met with enthusiastic reviews and incredible sales, confirming the arrival of kid lit's newest superstar. Chester, Chester's Back! and Chester's Masterpiece are about a megalomaniac cat who is every bit the antithesis to Scaredy. Chester has already become a bestseller, and shows the breadth and creativity of Mélanie Watt.

Scaredy returns to take a few more tentative steps out of his comfort zone in Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach and Scaredy Squirrel at Night. Mélanie has often noted how the Scaredy Squirrel books helped her work out her own insecurities and fears, as the success of these titles has required her to venture out into the unknown, and like Scaredy she has found the experience truly uplifting.

Mélanie currently resides near Montreal, Quebec.

 

Books by Melanie Watt

La mouche dans l’aspirateur

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Bug in a Vacuum

by (author) Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil célèbre Noël

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Gets Festive

by (author) Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Gets a Surprise

by (author) Melanie Watt

Frisson l’écureuil visite la clinique

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Visits the Doctor

by (author) Melanie Watt

Les aventures de Frisson : N° 2 - Frisson l’écureuil et la surprise

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil se prépare pour Noël

by (author) Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil se prépare pour l'Halloween

by (author) Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil en camping

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l’écureuil en bref

Frisson l’écureuil en bref

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping

by (author) Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel In a Nutshell

by (author) Melanie Watt

La mouche dans l'aspirateur

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween

A Safety Guide for Scaredies

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Mélanie Watt Frisson L'écureuil Collection (Pre-K to Grade 3)

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas

A Safety Guide for Scaredies

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Raconte-moi une histoire : Frisson l'écureuil fête son anniversaire

by (author) Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel at Night

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Raconte-moi une histoire : Frisson l'écureuil à la plage

illustrated by Melanie Watt

You're Finally Here!

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Enfin, te voilà!

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil fête son anniversaire

by (author) Melanie Watt

Raconte-moi une histoire : Frisson l'écureuil se fait un ami

by (author) Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil en pleine nuit

by (author) Melanie Watt

Mélanie Watt's French Library (Pre-K to Grade 3)

by (author) Melanie Watt

Chester's Masterpiece

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Le chef-d'oeuvre de Chester

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Have I Got a Book for You!

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil en pleine nuit

by (author) Melanie Watt

Raconte-moi une histoire : Frisson l'écureuil

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Chester Le retour!

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Chester's Back!

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil à la plage

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Chester

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil se fait un ami

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Bearcub and Mama

by (author) Sharon Jennings
illustrated by Melanie Watt

Augustine

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Frisson l'écureuil

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Ainsi font les oursons

by (author) Sharon Jennings
illustrated by Melanie Watt

Apprendre avec les animaux : Les contraires

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Apprendre avec les animaux : Les formes

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Colors

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Opposites

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Shapes

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Alphabet, The

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Numbers

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Alphabet

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Learning with Animals Book Set

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Chiffres

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Formes

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Couleurs

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Leon the Chameleon

illustrated by Melanie Watt

Jaguar Woman

One Woman's Struggle To Preserve The Jaguars Of Belize

by (author) Melanie Watt & Melainie Watt

Where Does a Tiger-Heron Spend the Night?

by (author) Margaret Carney
illustrated by Melanie Watt

Léon le caméléon

illustrated by Melanie Watt