Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Martha Speaks: Thanksgiving Reunion (Chapter Book)

by Susan Meddaugh

In this chapter book based on the popular PBS TV series Martha Speaks, Martha decides to invite her long-lost mom and seven siblings to Thanksgiving dinner. To track them down she must enlist the help of her friend Kazuo at the shelter. Can Martha reunite her family before the pie cools? Her quest reveals new stories about her past and just how much she has to be thankful for. This book is a heartwarming celebration of the season! Includes a glossary and fun holiday activities.

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780547865812
ISBN-10: 0547865813
Pages: 96
Publication Date: 09/24/2013
Carton Quantity: 50
Grade Level: 1,2,3,4
Age Range: 6,7,8,9

When Martha the talking dog learns that her person Helen’s extended family is coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to invite her own long-lost mother and siblings...if she can find them! Each dog was adopted separately and Martha has no idea where they ended up, but with the help of her friend Kazuo at the shelter, she sets out to locate them all. 

By Thanksgiving Day there is only one special guest unaccounted for—Martha's mother! Can Martha and her friends find her in time for the family reunion?

This chapter book based on the popular TV show Martha Speaks includes a glossary and fun, festive activities!

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