Synopses & Reviews
Martha canand#8217;t believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss aboutand#160;the newand#160;kitten in the neighborhood. Everyone knowsand#160;that cats, even kittens, are not to be tolerated. But when theand#160;sweet and gentleand#160;kitty starts making googly eyes at Martha and following her around, will our favorite communicating canine learn to be more accepting? This funny and thoughtful story teaches kids the importance of looking beyond the surface whenand#160;choosing and makingand#160;friends.
Includes fun word search activity and glossary of terms.
Barbie and her friend, Teresa, are opening up their very own pet store. They set up dog kennels, hamster cages, fish tanks-and even a grooming shop! Opening day has to be a big success and Barbie knows just how to do it-with a pet fashion show! Girls will love this all-new Barbie Pictureback featuring a fuzzy cover and fuzzy stickers!
A new kitten moves into the neighborhood and gets under Martha's fur in this new Martha Speaks TV tie-in book. Can our favorite talking dog make friends with a kitty? Find out in this delightful picture book that teaches kids the importance of looking beyond the surface when choosing friends!
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.