Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Martha Speaks: Martha's Nose for News (chapter book)

by Susan Meddaugh



When Carolina starts Carolina's Town Crier, a newspaper with a kids' (and dogs')-eye-view of the goings on in Wagstaff city, the whole gang wants to come on board as reporters! Based on the PBS popular TV show Martha Speaks, this chapter book about Martha the talking dog and her friends features a glossary of new words, fun activities, ideas for starting your own newspaper, and two stories about the ins and outs of news reporting.

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544085725
ISBN-10: 0544085728
Pages: 96
Publication Date: 09/24/2013
Carton Quantity: 50
Grade Level: 1,2,3,4
Age Range: 6,7,8,9

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When Carolina starts Carolina's Town Crier, a newspaper with a kids' (and dogs')-eye view of the goings-on in Wagstaff City, the whole gang wants to be reporters! Read two stories about the ins and outs of news reporting in this book: First, Martha and Skits dig up a BIG scoop, but nobody believes them! Next, Martha learns the difference between gossip and news as she hones her reporting skills. Based on the popular PBS show Martha Speaks, this chapter book features a glossary of new words and activities to help rookie reports start their own newspaper. Visit www.pbskids.org/marthaspeaks to play the "Town Crier" game and print your own newspaper!

Susan Meddaugh

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. Read More