Melissa also writes non-fiction aimed at kids, under the name Melissa R Gunn. She collaborates with her talented singer-songwriter sister Claudia Robin Gunn on science communication projects.

A fact and activity book about the New Zealand Robin (Toutouwai) aimed at kids, including rich photography, fun games, and lyrics & links to robin songs by award-winning songwriter Claudia Robin Gunn. Available to purchase as a pdf direct from the authors, request from your local library, or buy an ebook or paperback version from your favourite online store.

Released on July 8th 2022, this songbook is a treasure trove with lyrics and chord charts to accompany sea-themed songs by Claudia Robin Gunn, science notes and activities by Melissa R Gunn, and illustrated by award-winning watercolour artist Elise de Silva. Buy now with digital downloads and a pdf from bandcamp, or wait for the full release & get a hardcopy version.