For Melanie Ellsworth, the plan was to celebrate her debut picture book, Clarinet and Trumpet, in August of 2020 but COVID reared its ugly head and said, “hip, hip, no way!” A bummer to be bumped but now she gets to celebrate TWO book birthdays in two months and I’m so excited to chat with her about them both in today’s interview.
The book is a lightly spooky STEM novel that features eleven-year-old aspiring naturalist, Maggie, and her conspiracy theorist/YouTuber best friend, Nate, who have to solve the mystery surrounding a strange glow-in-the-dark fungus that’s spreading through their small town. Kirkus Reviews called the book, “packed to the gills with fun.”
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