Meghan McCarthy

Meghan McCarthy is the award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children, including Earmuffs for Everyone: How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs; Daredevil: The Daring Life of Betty Skelton; Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum; City Hawk: The Story of Pale Male; Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse; and All That Trash. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, she lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at Meghan-McCarthy.com.

Books by this Author

The Wildest Race Ever
Earmuffs for Everyone!
Daredevil
Pop!
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. work hard, play hard

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. writing music

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. in a fashionable, grand loft which I would own and would contain a basketball hoop used to release pent up energy

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. probably "um..." but I'm not sure

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. people who complain about things but don't do anything to change them

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