5/5/21:  Join me and illustrator John Herzog for a Zoom discussion of creating our picture book, CLARINET and TRUMPET. Hosted by Print:A Bookstore.

4/11/21: “Tinker and Talk” with Lynne Marie at 6:30 p.m. EST – discussing HIP, HIP…BERET!

2/23/21: Story time for HIP, HIP…BERET’s Book Birthday with the Camden Public Library

February 23, 2021, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST, join Melanie and HIP, HIP…BERET’s illustrator, Morena Forza, for a reading of their picture book, followed by a Q&A. Email children’s librarian Miss Amy at to request a Zoom link to attend. Melanie will be personalizing signed copies of her book for pre-orders placed through the Owl & Turtle bookshop in Camden.  Call or go online to order.

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