Martha Speaks: Purrfect Friends

Martha Speaks: Purrfect Friends

by Susan Meddaugh
     
 

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Martha can’t believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about the new kitten in the neighborhood. Everyone knows that cats, even kittens, are not to be tolerated. But when the sweet and gentle kitty starts making googly eyes at Martha and following her around, will our favorite communicating canine learn to be more accepting?

Overview

Martha can’t believe that Helen and Alice are making such a fuss about the new kitten in the neighborhood. Everyone knows that cats, even kittens, are not to be tolerated. But when the sweet and gentle 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 when choosing and making friends.

Includes fun word search activity and glossary of terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547681238
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Series:
Martha Speaks Series
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
1,135,459
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 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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