Melodye Rosales (also known as Melodye Benson Rosales) was the first illustrator of the Addy Walker books. She is also credited in the abridged illustrations as a vignette illustrator.
- First editions (1993-1998)
- Abridged Editions
- Corey's Dad Drinks Too Much by Anne Courtney
- Hopscotch Love: A Family Treasury of Love Poems by Nikki Grimes
- Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus by Irene Smalls and Paul Goodnigt
- On the Day I Was Born by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate
- A Strawbeater's Thanksgiving by Irene Smalls
- The Adventures of Minnie: Minnie Saves The Day
- Leola And The Honeybears
- Twas the Night B'Fore Christmas: An African-American Version
Rosales modeled Addy after one of her daughters, Harmonia (website).