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Play Ball! (Martha Speaks)by Susan Meddaugh
Synopses & Reviews
Truman's acting really weirdand#8212;why does he want to run away from home? Martha the talking dog does a little digging and discovers Truman is afraid . . . afraid of a baseball! He can't catch it, and he's worried about letting his friends down at the upcoming game. In this Level 2 Spanish/Englilsh bilingual early reader, Martha and her friends teach Truman to keep his eye on the ball.
Emerging readers will learn to decode simple sentences in two languages (which are clearly set in differentand#160;colors)and#160;in this book that's perfect forand#160;four-to-eight-year-old bilingual kids and new language learners!
Includes a matching vocabulary game and fill-in-the-blank word activity. For more Martha antics, visit www.marthathetalkingdog.comand#160;and www.pbskids.org/martha.
Can Martha teach Truman how to catch a ball?
Now available in a Spanish/English bilingual edition! In this Level 2 early reader based on PBS's popular TV series Martha Speaks, Marthaand#160;the talking dog helpsand#160;Truman overcome his fear of playing in the big game.
Martha always has something witty to say and now kids can laugh along with her in this brand new sidesplitting Martha Speaks joke book!
In thisand#160;Level 2 Green Light Reader based on Curious George, the Emmyand#8211;Award winning PBS TV show, George wants to help his friend Bill build an igloo. But will George's supersized igloo be too cold to sleep in?
In this snowy adventure based on the Emmy Awardand#8211;winning PBS TV show, Curious George canand#8217;t wait to help his friend Bill build an igloo and sleep in it overnight. But George thinks Bill's igloo is too small. Heand#160;decides to build his own supersized iglooand#8212;big enough for a party!and#160;Willand#160;such a big igloo beand#160;too cold for a little monkey? This fun-filled Level 2 Green Light Reader includes an activityand#160;that helps kids identifyand#160;things that melt as well as instructionsand#160;for making their own mini-igloo out of marshmallows.and#160; For more monkey fun,and#160;check outand#160; #LINK
What is Marthaand#8217;s favorite food?
Anything on your plate!
One of the best things about being able to talk is telling jokes. Depending on the joke, anyway! This joke book, created with the early reader in mind, is packed with pet-themed humor, from knock-knock jokes to wordplay and riddles. Kids will love sharing the jokes with their family and friends, whether their audience groans or giggles.
For more Martha antics, visit www.marthathetalkingdog.com.
About the Author
Susan Meddaugh was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey. She graduated from Wheaton College, where she studied French literature and fine arts. After working briefly with an advertising agency in New York, she moved to Boston and worked at a publishing company for ten years, first as a designer, then art editor, and finally as art director. While there, she did the illustrations for Good Stones (Houghton Mifflin) by Anne Epstein, and then decided to strike out on her own as a freelance illustrator and creator of children's books. Since that time, Susan has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Martha Speaks, which was chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book for 1992. In 1998 she was awarded the New England Book Award, given by the New England Booksellers Association to recognize a body of work. Her work also was acknowledged with a New York Times Best Illustrated Award. She lives in Sherborn, Massachusetts.
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