Melissa wants to accomplish something speical, but what could it be? "Spectacular!" "Gorgeous!" "Fabulous!" Those are some of the words people use to describe Melissa Parkington's hair, which is long, thick, and so shiny that it seems to sparkle. But Melissa would like to be known for more than her hair. Melissa wants to do something spectacular. But everything she tries doesn't seem to work out. Then one day she discovers that she can do something special with her hair. Pat Brisson's engaging and thought-provoking story features lively illustrations by Suzanne Bloom.
Pat Brisson lives in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, where she lives with her husband and their four sons. She is the author of the "Kate" books-- Your Best Friend, Kate ; Kate Heads West ; and Kate on the Coast .
Maryann Cocca-Leffler has illustrated many books for children, including Wednesday is SpaghMore about Pat Brisson
Suzanne Bloom is the author-illustrator of the ever-popular Goose and Bear series, including the Geisel Honor-winning A Splendid Friend, Indeed , as well as many books outside the series, such as The Bus for Us, A Mighty Fine Time Machine, and A Number Slumber. She was an illustrator before she became a writer, and she loves tMore about Suzanne Bloom