Melvin is the story of a little sandpiper who has had a disability for most of his life. However, Melvin has developed his own special skill. No other sandpiper on the beach has this skill. Melvin’s greatest challenge comes when he must make a life or death decision. Should he, with his special skill, attempt to save the bully of the beach, who has been cruel to him, or should he let the bully drown?
About Kathy Smart (South Bend, Indiana Author)
I reside in northern Indiana, where my time is divided between working full time in a large summer camp program for children, and part time on creative writing projects.
As a running enthusiast, my writing is often inspired by the many interesting sites I see along the way. There is nothing like mile after mile of a beautiful country road to spark the curiosity of a writer.
My books are written around life lessons that send a positive message for children. I believe that every child has a gift to offer the world, and putting a book in the hands of a child will help develop that creativity.
I am a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.