Melanie & Me
- ISBN-13: 9780646961620
- Publisher/Imprint: BOOGIE BOOKS
- Author: Mactaggart, Emma & a team of young writers
- Price: AUD 24.95
- Stock: 98 in stock
- Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
- Local release date: 17/01/2017
- Format: Hardback (297mm X 210mm) 36 pages Weight: 320g
- Categories: Picture books [YBC]Interest age: from c 4 years [5AD]
Melanie is happily oblivious to the effects of harmful UV rays as she plays outside all day, until it is too late and she gets burnt. Will Melanie spend her waking hours inside, or will she come up with an awesome strategy for playing outside – demonstrating her own resilience, her healthy respect for the sun and how it is her responsibility to be sun safe!
Award winning author, Emma Mactaggart has been working with books and children for the last 11 years as the Founder of the Child Writes program and International Read to Me Day, March 19, which started in 2015. Emma is a regular guest of Belinda Sanders on ABC Southern Queensland Radio and is the Ambassador for the USQ Get Writing Competition. Over two weekends, she worked with a team of young writers as they created the manuscript for the book and the illustrations.
Proceeds from the sale of the book are dedicated to printing more copies of the book. In the first instance, the book is being donated to school libraries and families who understand the cost of melanoma - A4 size perfect gift size as its weight ensures large letter postage fee!
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