Meghan McCarthy

Meghan McCarthy is the award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children, including Earmuffs for Everyone: How Chester Arthur 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; and Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, she lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at

Books by this Author

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 greatest flaw?

A. I don't trust people

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm taller than a lot of females

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Sylar from Heros

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. being a better performer... and being able to fix cars