signed copies of her two latest books

Local children’s author donates to museum Read A Thon

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 5:45pm

    ROCKLAND — The Coastal Children’s Museum recently received a donation from  Melanie Ellsworth, a local children’s book author.

    When Ellsworth heard about the Coastal Children’s Museum’s April Read a Thon, she offered to give the museum signed copies of her two latest children’s books, Hip Hip Beret and Clarinet and Trumpet.

    “The Coastal Children’s Museum is thrilled to have these wonderful stories in their library,” said the Museum, in a news release.

    Ellsworth has said that she will read to the museum members when the museum reopens. 

    If you would like to support a local writer, you can reach Melanie Ellsworth on Facebook or on the web

    “Melanie Ellsworth’s books are creative, funny, poignant and beautifully illustrated!” said the Museum.

    IT’S  NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN THE COASTAL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM APRIL READ A THON. Every participant receives an award and prize. For more information, go to the website: You can download the reading log and instructions there.

    Reading logs are due May 1. 

    Although the Museum is not yet open, staff are offering remote programs. Stay tuned for more information about the May Bike Rodeo.