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A Winter's Tale (Martha Speaks 8x8)by Susan Meddaugh
Synopses & Reviews
Get ready to be blown away by this windy winter adventure with Curious George!
Georgeand#8217;s friend Bill is great at delivering newspapers. Billand#160;just needs one more successful delivery day toand#160;make a perfect year!and#160;But a big snowstorm the next day makes it impossible for Bill to ride his bike. Can George help Bill come up with a new way to get all his papers delivered on time? This 24-page picture book, based on the Emmy Awardand#8211;winning Curious George PBS TV show, includes bonus activities about wind power and winter transportation to help reinforce concepts learned in the story.
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Curious George ventures out into the snow for the first time—and finds out how difficult it is for a little monkey to walk in deep snow!
With the help of friends, he learns all about skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing—and puts his new knowledge to use when he rescues a farmers pig that had become stranded during the snowstorm!
Learning concepts:properties of snow
In this new 8x8 storybook based on the Emmy Awardand#8211;winning Curious George PBS TV show, George's friend Bill just needs one more day of perfect newpaper deliveries toand#160;make a perfect year!and#160;But a big snow storm has George and Bill trading in their bikes for a tobaggan. Can George help Bill deliver all his papers on time?
Itand#8217;s the pool party of the season! Every kid in town is going, especially with temperatures at an all-time high. But after Alice mistakes sun bronzer for sun block, Martha, Helen, and friends try to find a way for Alice to still go to the party and feel comfortable in her ownand#8212;very orange!and#8212;skin.
Includes a fun sun protection kit activity!
When Martha's family brings her home from the pound as a puppy, she barks and woofs like any other dog. But after Helen feeds her a bowl of alphabet soup, Martha begins to speak! As readers meet Martha and her family, they'll soon learn how fun and challenging living with a talking dog can be.
This book uses picture symbols within the text to help introduce lovable Martha and her fun-loving family and friends to beginning readers. Includes a cut-out flashcard game.
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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