Melonhead and the Later Gator Plan

Melonhead and the Later Gator Plan

by Katy Kelly
     
 

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Fun in the sun! For best pals Melonhead and Sam, it’s a winter break with grandparents, which is more fun than you’d think! A comical and heartwarming story about friendship, community, and the special connection between kids and those young at heart!
 
My best pal Sam and I are in Paradise, the community in Florida where my

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Fun in the sun! For best pals Melonhead and Sam, it’s a winter break with grandparents, which is more fun than you’d think! A comical and heartwarming story about friendship, community, and the special connection between kids and those young at heart!
 
My best pal Sam and I are in Paradise, the community in Florida where my grandparents Nana and Jeep live. We’re staying with them while my dad works and my mom is on a trip with her lady relatives. Everything in Paradise is swank and deluxe, and lots of stuff is “For the Convenience of Our Residents.” We’re sure that means free. We especially like the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet.

Since Florida is loaded with animals, we’re going to capture a pet for Sam. We considered a wild piglet or a parrot or an armadillo or an iguana, but we’ve decided to find an alligator egg because it’s easy to carry on an airplane and it can hatch once we’re home. All we have to do is come up with a way to get that egg. Luckily, Sam and I are idea men!
 
 
Praise for the Melonhead series
 
Melonhead: “Laugh-out-loud funny, rivaling Stink and Fudge in its troublemaker quotient.” —School Library Journal
 
Melonhead and the Big Stink: “The clever dialogue sparkles. A breezy and humorous middle-grade tale.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
Melonhead and the Undercover Operation: “Melonhead’s pure, kid-centric, fun-loving perspective is hard to resist.” —Kirkus Reviews
 
Melonhead and the Vegalicious Disaster: “Melonhead returns with rapid-fire narration and adventure.” —BooklistOnline.com
 
Melonhead and the We-Fix-It Company: “Melonhead and his friends inhabit a world . . . where inventiveness and camaraderie reign supreme.” —Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385741668
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
03/10/2015
Series:
Melonhead Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
440L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

About the Author
This is KATY KELLY’s tenth book for young readers and the sixth in the Melonhead series. She lives in Washington, D.C.

About the Illustrator

GILLIAN JOHNSON is the illustrator of all Melonhead books. She lives in Oxford, England.

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