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Sweet, Melissa 1956-

Overview
Works: 157 works in 580 publications in 4 languages and 92,040 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Picture books  Poetry  History  Stories in rhyme  Children's audiobooks  Board books  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3545.I544, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Melissa Sweet
 
Most widely held works by Melissa Sweet
The boy who drew birds : a story of John James Audubon by Jacqueline Davies( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a boy, John James Audubon loved to watch birds. In 1804, at the age of eighteen, he moved from his home in Fance to Pennsylvania. There he took a particular interest in peewee flycatchers. While observing these birds, John James became determined to answer a pair of two-thousand-year-old questions: Where do small birds go in the winter, and do they return to the same nest in the spring
A river of words : the story of William Carlos Williams by Jennifer Bryant( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 3,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie loved to write-words gave him freedom and peace. But he also knew that he needed to earn a living, so when he grew up he went off to medical school and became a doctor-one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing. In this picture book biography of poet William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant's engaging prose and Melissa Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man whose poems about ordinary, everyday things will inspire young readers to create poems of their own. A Junior Literary Guild Selection
Balloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America--the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
The right word : Roget and his thesaurus by Jennifer Bryant( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of "shy young Peter Mark Roget, [for whom] books were the best companions--and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time"--Amazon.com
Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women by Catherine Thimmesh( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and just how did they turn their ideas into realities?
A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin by Jennifer Bryant( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career
Pinky and Rex and the school play by James Howe( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinky is jealous when his best friend Rex gets the lead in the school play, even though she only tried to give Pinky moral suppoert
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district
Pinky and Rex and the bully by James Howe( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinky learns the importance of identity as he defends his favorite color, pink, and his friendship with a girl, Rex, from the neighborhood bully
Pinky and Rex go to camp by James Howe( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although his best friend Rex is excited about going to camp, Pinky is afraid of leaving home
Pinky and Rex by James Howe( Book )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rex and her best friend Pinky, each the proud possessor of twenty-seven stuffed animals or dinosaurs, find their visit to the museum and its gift shop complicated by Pinky's little sister Amanda
The sleepy little alphabet : a bedtime story from Alphabet Town by Judy Sierra( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleepy letters of the alphabet get ready for bed
Firefly July : a year of very short poems( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of short American poems dealing with the four seasons and the different weather events and animal patterns that can occur within each
Pinky and Rex and the spelling bee by James Howe( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excited about holding onto his position as the best speller in the second grade, Pinky has an embarrassing accident but is cheered up by his best friend Rex
Pinky and Rex and the mean old witch by James Howe( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Korean and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinky, Rex, and Amanda plot revenge on the bad-tempered old woman who lives across the street, until Pinky realizes that she is lonely and needs new friends
Pinky and Rex and the perfect pumpkin by James Howe( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rex accompanies Pinky and his relatives on their traditional trip to pick and carve pumpkins, she feels left out because of the jealous behavior of Pinky's cousin Abby
Pinky and Rex get married by James Howe( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rex and her best friend Pinky decide that they like each other enough to get married, and all their stuffed toys and dinosaurs appear as guests at the wedding
Pinky and Rex and the new baby by James Howe( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to be a good big sister, Rex starts spending all her time with the baby her family has adopted, making her neighbor Pinky fear that he has lost her friendship
Moonlight : the Halloween cat by Cynthia Rylant( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moonlight the cat loves everything about Halloween, from pumpkins to children to candy
Little Red writing by Joan Holub( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, in pencil school, a brave little red pencil sets out to write an exciting story with nouns and adverbs and everything. But first she has to face the ravenous pencil sharpener, the Wolf 3000
 
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A river of words : the story of William Carlos Williams
Alternative Names
Melissa Sweet Australian health and medical journalist

스위트, 멀리사 1956-

스위트, 멀리서 1956-

스위트, 멜리사 1956-

スイート, メリッサ

スウィート, メリッサ

Languages
English (161)

Chinese (11)

Korean (2)

Japanese (2)

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A river of words : the story of William Carlos WilliamsBalloons over Broadway : the true story of the puppeteer of Macy's ParadeGirls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by womenPinky and Rex and the school playPinky and Rex and the bullyPinky and Rex go to campPinky and RexThe sleepy little alphabet : a bedtime story from Alphabet Town