Mélanie Watt

Mélanie Watt


Born
in Trois-Rivières, Canada
August 20, 1975

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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 Sca
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Average rating: 4.17 · 32,845 ratings · 3,095 reviews · 33 distinct worksSimilar authors
Scaredy Squirrel

4.25 avg rating — 12,847 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Fr...

4.29 avg rating — 4,281 ratings — published 2007 — 22 editions
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Chester

4.21 avg rating — 3,986 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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Scaredy Squirrel at Night

4.20 avg rating — 2,096 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach

4.14 avg rating — 1,716 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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Chester's Masterpiece

4.09 avg rating — 1,112 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Scaredy Squirrel Has a Birt...

4.08 avg rating — 1,100 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
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Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping

4.02 avg rating — 914 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Bug in a Vacuum

4.03 avg rating — 976 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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You're Finally Here!

3.72 avg rating — 828 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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