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

Books by this Author

All That Trash
The Wildest Race Ever
Earmuffs for Everyone!
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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’s your fantasy profession?

A. FBI agent

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm taller than a lot of females

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I don't trust people

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. sense of humor, intelligence, drive


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