James Marshall

James Marshall

  • 5 stars across 22 books
James Marshall is one of the most prolific and successful author/illustrators of children's books. With more than seventy-five books to his credit, including the popular George and Martha series and the misadventures of the Stupid Family, Marshall has earned the admiration and love of countless readers. Maurice Sendak said of Marshall: "His work is undated, fresh and fragrant as a new spring garden." James Marshall died in October 1992. He divided his time between an apartment in New York and his home in Connecticut.
3rd February 2014

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When Goldilocks sneaks into the three bears' cottage, no one seems to be home. But the bears soon return from their walk... MoreGoldilocks and the Three Bears

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20th August 1992

Three Up A Tree

Lolly, Spider and Sam meet in their new tree-house to tell stories. Each one tries to outdo the others - and they end up... MoreThree Up A Tree

(1 review) Review
30th July 2015

Outfoxed

Harold is unlike any other fox. He hates eating chicken, for one thing. He much prefers reading detective novels. But ca... MoreOutfoxed

(1 review) Review
20th August 1992

Fox All Week

What a week! Fox rushes from one hilarious misadventure to another. The authors also wrote "Fox and His Friends".... MoreFox All Week

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20th February 1992

Three By The Sea

One of a series of early reading books with large print and colour illustrations, this is the story of Holly, Spider and... MoreThree By The Sea

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22nd October 2013

Little Red Riding Hood

Who but James Marshall could transform the classic fairytale of Red Riding Hood into a wickedly funny spoof? "Granny is... MoreLittle Red Riding Hood

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22nd October 2013

Hansel and Gretel

A bulbous nose, an overstuffed shocking-red dress, green toenails, garish makeup ... has there ever been a more magnific... MoreHansel and Gretel

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    Really good, up to date telling of this traditional tale. Really fun to read and great illustrations. Enjoyed reading this book a lot and children can...

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