New Release Books by Melanie Watt

Melanie Watt is the author of Scaredy Squirrel Gets a Surprise (2022), Scaredy Squirrel in a Nutshell (2021), Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping (2021), Bug in a Vacuum (2015) and other 13 books.

For more book recommendations, please check out New York Times® Best Sellers, Children's Book Recommendations or the complete list of Featured Book Lists and Award Winners

17 results found

Scaredy Squirrel Gets a Surprise

release date: May 03, 2022
Scaredy Squirrel Gets a Surprise
Scaredy Squirrel returns in a funny and reassuring graphic novel about managing anxiety, perfect for fans of Narwhal and Jelly. In this second NUTTY ADVENTURE, Scaredy is in for a big surprise . . . and Scaredy does NOT like surprises. He is a squirrel who likes a schedule, predictability, nothing unexpected. So, what’s inside the mysterious crate? Turns out it’s a POOL! Scaredy imagines sharks, eels and algae! He prepares safety rules! Luckily his friends Ivy, Timber and newcomer Rash are happy to remind him of another important rule . . . having fun!

Scaredy Squirrel in a Nutshell

release date: Jun 15, 2021
Scaredy Squirrel in a Nutshell
The time is now for this anxious little guy: Meet Scaredy Squirrel in his brand-new graphic novel series! He's funnier (and scared-ier) than ever, and perfect for readers of Narwhal and Jelly. Scaredy is happy to stay in his nut tree. Why would he ever leave? The outside is filled with dangers. Like aliens! And dust! And a certain fluffy bunny who likes to pop up! But things don't always go as planned, even for a super-prepared squirrel. When he has to venture out of his tree and onto the ground, Scaredy panics and plays dead . . . but maybe the fluffy bunny's not so scary after all? In a nutshell, Scaredy might just make a new friend, if he is brave enough. . . .

Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping

release date: Jun 15, 2021
Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping
Scaredy Squirrel is exactly the squirrel your child needs--a little bit anxious, a lot adorable, and totally lovable. He likes the safety of his nut tree, but not so much the great outdoors. And he's about to go . . . camping?! Scaredy Squirrel is cool with camping . . . as long as he can do it from his couch! Who wants to deal with mosquitos, dirt, and wild animals when he can experience nature on his brand-new TV? Except--uh-oh!--first he has to plug it in, which means LEAVING HIS TREE! Luckily, Scaredy's always got a plan. And he doesn't realize he might just explore the great outdoors along the way. As young listeners see Scaredy face his fears in the silliest of ways, they gain perspective and courage, empowering them to tackle their own worries with a big smile.

Bug in a Vacuum

release date: Aug 25, 2015
Bug in a Vacuum
A bug flies through an open door into a house, through a bathroom, across a kitchen and bedroom and into a living room ... where its entire life changes with the switch of a button. Sucked into the void of a vacuum bag, this one little bug moves through denial, bargaining, anger, despair and eventually acceptance -- the five stages of grief -- as it comes to terms with its fate. Will there be a light at the end of the tunnel? Will there be dust bunnies in the void? A funny, suspenseful and poignant look at the travails of a bug trapped in a vacuum.

Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party

release date: Mar 01, 2014
Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birthday Party
In the fifth book, Scaredy Squirrel plans his own birthday and surprise!... things get very crowded. Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one _ but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive. He's back! Scaredy Squirrel, the loveable worrywart, returns for another nutty adventure. Scaredy never plans big birthday parties. He'd rather celebrate alone quietly in the safety of his nut tree and avoid those pesky party animals (ants, clownfish, ponies and Bigfoot). When all his excessive plans are thrown up in the air like confetti, will Scaredy play dead and cancel? Or will he face the music?

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas
A quirky safety guide combines practical tips with whimsical step-by-step instructions featuring an anxious Scaredy Squirrel, who prepares himself for the worst during a holiday season of decorating, entertaining and confronting fruitcake.

Scaredy Squirrel at Night

release date: Aug 01, 2012
Scaredy Squirrel at Night
Exhausted due to lack of sleep because he wants to avoid having bad dreams, Scaredy Squirrel finally devises a Bad Dream Action Plan which includes a fire extinguisher to snuff out dragons and a fan to blast away ghosts.

Giraffes

release date: Jul 15, 2014
Giraffes
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, life cycle, and habitat of giraffes and presents other information about these creatures, including mentions in folklore, threats to their existence, and more.

Jaguars

release date: Jul 01, 2013
Jaguars
"Discover the science, myths, and folklore of the Jaguar. From physical features and classification to habitat, diet, and communication ..."--P. [4] of cover.

Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach

release date: Mar 01, 2008
Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach
As summertime approaches, Scaredy Squirrel, who only feels safe when he is at home in his nut tree, decides to build his own beach getaway complete with a germ-free inflatable pool and a plastic flamingo until the lure of the real beach gets too strong.

Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend

release date: Mar 01, 2007
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend
This book in the Scaredy Squirrel series shows our nutty hero making a friend. Scaredy finds that friendship is well worth the risks — and the risks are considerable!

Tigers

release date: Jun 01, 2012
Tigers
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the tiger, explaining why the animal is endangered and what efforts are being made to prevent its extinction.

Learning with Animals

release date: Jan 01, 2003
Learning with Animals
The author packages together five mini books teaching concepts.

Leatherback Turtles

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Leatherback Turtles
Describes the letherback turtle, including physical characteristics, mating habits, behavior, habitat, and why they are considered endangered.

Black Rhinos

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Black Rhinos
Examines the life, environment, habits, and endangered status of the black rhino.

A Scatological Analysis of Parasites and Food Habits of Jaguar (Panthera Onca) in the Cockscomb Basin of Belize

release date: Jan 01, 1987
17 results found


  • Aboutread.com makes it one-click away to discover great books from local library by linking books/movies to your library catalog search.

  • Copyright © 2022 Aboutread.com