Brave Martha

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Houghton Mifflin, Sep 27, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Martha and her cat Sophie are best friends. Every morning Martha gives Sophie crunchies and milk. And every night Sophie helps Martha get ready for bed. Once Sophie has checked all the scary places-like in the closet and under the bed-Martha knows it's safe to fall asleep. But one night, Martha's parents have company, and the guests bring their dog. When bedtime comes, Sophie cannot be found. How will Martha ever get to bed without Sophie's help? Be brave, Martha!

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I don't think it's the greatest book, but Maura really likes it. I thought it would scare her, but I guess she is brave Maura. Read full review

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Margot Apple was born in Detroit, Michigan, to a musician father and an illustrator mother. She now lives in Shelburn Falls, Massachusetts, with her husband and their pets, a dog and a cat. Ms. Apple earned her degree in art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She is now a full-time freelance illustrator, collaborating with other authors, illustrating her own picture books, and producing illustrations for Cricket and Ladybug magazines. She has illustrated more than fifty books for children and is best known for her collaboration with Nancy Shaw. Ms. Apple enjoys sewing, knitting, and working in her vegetable garden when not illustrating. She also enjoys going to flea markets and tag sales where she collects junk -- "otherwise known as antiques and collectibles.