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Martha and Skits
Contributor(s): Meddaugh, Susan (Author)

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ISBN: 0618609172     ISBN-13: 9780618609178
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2005

Annotation: Martha's family surprises her with a puppy, Skits, who turns Martha's world topsy-turvy. When Skits does the unforgivable and crashes into Martha's alphabet soup, she must take charge. It's up to Martha to help Skits realize how special he is. Full color.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Dogs
Dewey: E
Age Level: 4-7
Grade Level: Preschool-2
Lexile Measure: 540 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Series: Martha Speaks
Physical Information: 0.11" H x 8.02" W x 10.03" (0.26 lbs) 32 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Ingram Children's Advance 10/01/2005 pg. 47
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 44261
Reading Level: 3.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Martha's family has a little surprise for her--a puppy. Martha's world is turned topsy-turvy as she attempts to adjust to Skits, the exuberant, unabashed addition to the household.

Contributor Bio(s): Meddaugh, Susan: -

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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