Read the entire review of “a playful introduction to the serious topic of food waste” here:

FRIDGE-OPOLIS | Kirkus Reviews

June 22, 2022



Fridge-opolis Press Release


Signing advance reader copies of FRIDGE-OPOLIS at Little Bee’s booth at TLA in Fort Worth on April 26!



Mile High Reading

Dylan Teut’s 2022 Picture Book Previews (Part 11)

March 4, 2022

PW Fall 2022 Children’s Sneak Previews

February 24, 2022

Little Bee ponders pierogi with Our World of Dumplings by Francie Dekker, illus. by Sarah Jung, featuring children in a multicultural apartment complex preparing dumplings from each of their cultures for a potluck; Battle of the Books by Melanie Ellsworth, illus. by James Rey Sanchez, in which all of Josh’s favorite books are in a battle to determine which will be the coveted bedtime story; Hello, Tree by Alastair Heim, illus. by Alisa Coburn, about a roguish fox who makes Christmas mischief all over town until a special guest helps him see the error of his ways; Fridge-opolis by Melissa Coffey, illus. by Josh Cleland, an introduction to recycling and composting set in the gloomy, rancid Fridge-opolis; and The Iheards by Emily Kilgore, illus. by Zoe Persico, which finds Mason unable to stop gossiping.

Tara Lazar’s Writing for Kids Blog

February 9, 2022

Kidlit Caravan Swings into Town! What’s New in 2022 (plus something for you!)

Literacious blog

January 6, 2022

2022 Debut Picture Books

SCBWI Austin

April 4, 2021

“Congratulations to Austin SCBWI member Melissa Coffey, who just signed a deal for her debut picture book, Fridge-O-Polis!”