Martha Speaks: Shelter Dog Blues (Chapter Book)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Martha has lost her collar and ended up at the local animal shelter. It falls to her to organize a pound break for all her new doggy friends but she soon discovers freedom isn't much without a family. When Martha's owner finally comes to take her home, she realizes that she can't leave her shelter friends behind. Martha, Helen, and her friends cook up a spectacular plan--Wagstaff's first Top Dog Show--to find families for all of the pound pooches!

The book will include a cast of characters introduction and two pages of word-fun activities.

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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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Additional Information

Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Published on
Jan 18, 2010
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9780547532400
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Dogs
Juvenile Fiction / Media Tie-In
Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Chapter Books
Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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