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!
see more books by Meghan McCarthy

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. work hard, play hard

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

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

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. myself

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. pizza

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. publishing a book


To download a file to your computer right-click on the link and choose 'save file as'.

High Resolution Images