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Martha Speaks
Martha's Market; Bye Bye Burger Boy
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Premiered September 1, 2008

"Martha Speaks" is an animated series that is designed to enrich the vocabulary of 4- to 7-year-olds. The series is based on the classic books by Susan Meddaugh that have charmed and captivated millions of children. Each episode uses Martha's unique linguistic abilities and the hilarious consequences to engage kids and help build their vocabulary skills.

In each Martha Speaks episode, the characters use special words throughout the show. Explicit words, marked with (E), are defined by one of the characters on the show. Implicit words, marked with (I), are used on the show but not defined.

Produced with Studio B Productions, Inc. Series release date: 9/1/2008

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Martha’s Market Jorge Aguirre When Carolina takes off from work to set up for her father’s surprise party, the task of running Jorge’s market falls into Martha’s paws. Will she and her canine coworkers be able to satisfy their customers’ needs? Or will a staff of dogs in a store full of food become too much to manage?

Vocabulary (E) market, stock(ed)(ing), inventory, display, order(s)(ing)

Bye Bye Burger Boy Raye Lankford Burger Boy, the gang’s favorite childhood restaurant, is going out of business! Can Martha and friends launch an advertising campaign to save their local eatery before it’s overrun by its profit-seeking, corporate competition, Big Burgertorium?

Vocabulary (E) business, customer, commercial, advertistement, market(ing)



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Sullivan, Brigid (Series Producer)
Barss, Karen (Series Producer)
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