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Melanie Walsh - Author

About the Author

Melanie Walsh studied at Harrow School of Art and the Royal College of Art. She has now written over forty children's  books, which include My Green Day, Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World, Living with Mum and Living with Dad and Goodbye Grandma. Melanie says, "This is the book my son didn’t have when he was young. I  wanted to write a book that explained Asperger’s Syndrome to classmates, friends and relatives in a simple, gentle and positive way. Children who have ASD do have challenges, but also many amazing strengths.” Melanie lives with her family in Bath. Read more about the author here.

 

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When We Grow Up: A First Book of Jobs

When We Grow Up: A First Book of Jobs

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

A first book of jobs that challenges gender stereotypes with its positive and inclusive message. The important message in this first book of jobs is that children can be whatever they want to be when they grow up. With a variety of jobs and a diverse cast of characters, this book is an excellent way to start conversations with young children about their futures. The bold, graphic illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Melanie Walsh, along with simple vocabulary, bring each profession to life.

My Green Day 10 Green Things I Can Do Today

My Green Day 10 Green Things I Can Do Today

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2018

Make every day a green day with ten simple things to do between breakfast and bedtime. Discover ten easy ways in which every child can make their day greener for the environment. With a helpful explanation to back up every activity, this is the perfect picture book for teaching young children the importance of looking after the world around them.

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers!

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2017

A groundbreaking picture book which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children. A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as delightful ... full of positive messages , which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children. Meet Isaac. He's a superhero! He might look like everyone else, but he has a kind of autism called Asperger's. Inside this book he'll tell you all about what it's like to have his Asperger superpowers. An essential book for anyone wishing to understand more about Asperger's Syndrome.

Goodbye Grandma

Goodbye Grandma

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/02/2014

A lift-the-flap book to help very young children cope with bereavement. When a little boy is told that his grandma has died, he isn't really sure what death means. In this reassuring lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations, he asks his mum important questions about death and bereavement. Why do people have to die? What happens to them once they are dead? What can he do to remember his grandma? Through this gentle dialogue between parent and child, Melanie Walsh sensitively explores the issues surrounding death and bereavement from a child's perspective.

Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes

Living with Mum and Living with Dad: My Two Homes

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2013

A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children. Mum and Dad don't live together any more, so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat, and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys, but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that are familiar to many children who live with separate parents and are loved by both.

Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World

Ten Things I Can Do to Help My World

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2009

Written in a way that pre-schoolers will understand and yet gives a message that all ages should learn. An important book for the new generation. A beautifully simple book for small children where transforming pages reveal ten things that everyone can do to help conserve their world. Many of them, such as turning off the television properly, walking to school and turning off lights when leaving a room, are about conserving energy. Others, such as feeding the birds in winter and growing plants from seed, will encourage an understanding of nature and conservation.

Hop,Skip,Jump! Board Book

Hop,Skip,Jump! Board Book

Author: Melanie Walsh Format: Board book Release Date: 04/04/2005

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