Meghan McCarthy

Meghan McCarthy is the award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children, including 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

Earmuffs for Everyone!
Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Meghan McCarthy
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. work hard, play hard

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

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

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. publishing a book

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

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

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Being content.