Individual Author Record
Name: Melodye RosalesPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD C:CHILD Born: in Los Angeles, California Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRosales lives in Champaign.
Biographical and Professional InformationMelodye Rosales is an author and illustrator. She has created illustrations for the "Addy" books in the popular American Girls series, and she has illustrated a collection of poems. She has also written books of her own, including a new series featuring the character Minnie Merriweather. Rosales likes working on books that feature African Americans. Some of them are new versions of familiar tales, such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, with African American characters.
'''Illustrator'''*''Beans on the Roof'', 1988 - written by Betsy Byars*''38 Weeks Till Summer Vacation'', Scholastic, 1988 - written by Mona Kerby*''The Good Witch: A Charles Perrault Tale Retold'', 1989*''The Mystery of the Hard Luck Rodeo'', 1989*''Kwanzaa'', Children's Press, 1990 - written by Debbi Newton Chocolate*''Corey’s Dad Drinks Too Much'', Tyndale House Press, 1991 - written by Anne Courtney*''Stranger Danger'', 1991*''The Choice Is Up To You'', 1991*''Meet Addy: An American Girl'', American Girl Publishing, 1993 - written by Connie Porter*''Addy Learns a Lesson: A School Story'', American Girl Publishing, 1993 - written by Connie Porter*''Addy’s Surprise: A Christmas Story'', American Girl Publishing, 1993 - written by Connie Porter*''Twins Strike Back'', 1994*''Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns'', 1994*''On the Day I Was Born'', 1995 - written by Debbie Newton Chocolate*''Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus'', Little Brown, 1996 - written by Irene Smalls*''A Strawbeater’s Thanksgiving'', Little Brown, 1998 - written by Irene Smalls*''Hopscotch Love: A Family Treasury of Love Poems'', HarperCollins, 1999 - written by Nikki Grimes'''Author and Illustrator'''*''Double Dutch and Voodoo Shoes: An Urban Folktale'', Childrens Press, 1991*'’Twas the Night Before Christmas: An African-American Version'', Cartwheel Books, 1996*''Leola and the Honeybears'', Scholastic, 1999*''The Adventures of Minnie Merriweather: Minnie Saves the Day'', Little Brown, 2001