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.
Martha Speaks: Football Fumble (Reader)by Susan Meddaugh
The Wagstaff Dogs have lost every game this season. Until Martha finds them the perfect coach . . . Carolina! She knows all the plays and can handle a football like a pro. But football just doesn't go with her girly-girl image. Can Martha convince Carolina to help, even if Tiffany Blatsky might see/i>
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The Wagstaff Dogs have lost every game this season. Until Martha finds them the perfect coach . . . Carolina! She knows all the plays and can handle a football like a pro. But football just doesn't go with her girly-girl image. Can Martha convince Carolina to help, even if Tiffany Blatsky might see her?
This Level 2 Green Light Reader based on the popular PBS TV series Martha Speaks is all about teamwork and following your passions, even when you're nervous about what others might think. Includes a "Toss Up" word game about sports words that have double meanings, such as "pass," "tackle," and "huddle." Go, Dogs!
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