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Martha Speaks: Toy Trouble (Martha Speaks Readers)
When TD brings Martha and Skits a new chew toy, the two dogs can't seem to stop fighting over who gets to play with it. Helen soon makes them watch a video (for babies!) about sharing and even threatens to take it away unless they can reach an agreement. After talks for trading toys break down, Martha comes up with a novel solution to the problem . . . will Helen be satisf ...more
ebook, 24 pages
Published July 19th 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
(first published June 11th 2010)
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In this books the two dogs get a new toy...only one new toy.... so they must learn to share. The author does a good job at explaining not only the children's point of view of sharing and teaching the dogs to do it BUT 'sharing' from a dogs point of view as well. How when they play tug of war that is a dogs way of sharing, so helping children understand animals 'play' is a little different than human play with each other.
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 STONE ...moreMore about Susan Meddaugh...
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