Martha Speaks: The Show Must Go On Chapter Book

Martha Speaks: The Show Must Go On Chapter Book

by Susan Meddaugh
     
 

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Martha takes center stage in these two funny tales about what it means to be in a play!
First, Helen must play Halley’s Comet in her school’s solar system play—but she has to learn to use her gifts and overcome her stage fright! Then,
everyone’s favorite talking dog has to face the most dreaded role for a dog—a cat!—after…  See more details below

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Martha takes center stage in these two funny tales about what it means to be in a play!
First, Helen must play Halley’s Comet in her school’s solar system play—but she has to learn to use her gifts and overcome her stage fright! Then,
everyone’s favorite talking dog has to face the most dreaded role for a dog—a cat!—after being cast as the Cheshire Cat in a production of Alice in Wonderland.
Young thespians will find a glossary of vocabulary and activities to help them write and act in their own productions!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547691459
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Series:
Martha Speaks Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

Meet 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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