||When Helen Finney feeds alphabet soup to her dog, Martha, she begins to speak. But Helen finds that having a talking dog poses some big problems.
||The day Helen gave Martha dog her alphabet soup, something unusual happened. The letters in the soup went up to Martha's brain instead of down to her stomach.
||A hilarious story. Both adults and young readers will be amused when they hear what happens when Helen's dog, Martha, eats alphabet soup and begins to speak. Full color.
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||When Helen Finney feeds alphabet soup to her dog Martha, Martha begins to speak. But having a talking dog is not as fun as it seems.
||When Helen Finney feeds alphabet soup to her dog, Martha, the letters in the soup travel directly to Martha's brain and she develops the ability to speak. At first, Helen is delighted to have a talking dog, but she soon finds that having such a pet causes a lot of problems. Will Martha's big mouth bring Helen and her pet fame and fortune or will they end up in the doghouse instead? Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1992.