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Martha Speaks

Susan Meddaugh


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Other Editions of This Title:
Prebound (3/27/1995)
Paperback, Spanish (1/1/1999)
Prebound (3/1/1995)
Mixed media product (6/7/2010)


When Helen Finney feeds alphabet soup to her dog, Martha, it goes straight up to her brain, and Martha begins to speak! The basis for the Emmy-nominated PBS series.

Having a talking dog is a lot of fun--unless your dog never stops talking! When chatty Martha gives her family the silent treatment they're relieved at first, but then they get worried. Will Martha ever speak again?

Praise For Martha Speaks

"Bright with watercolor washes, the cartoon-like ink drawings ensure that book's immediate appeal... A hysterical tail - er, tale." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

Clarion Books, 9780395729526, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 27, 1995

About the Author

Susan Meddaugh worked at a publishing company for ten years, first as a designer, then art editor, and finally as art director before striking out on her own as a freelance illustrator and creator of children's books. 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. Her Martha Speaks book series was adapted into an award-winning PBS Kids TV show. She lives in Sherborn, Massachusetts.