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James Marshall (1) (1942–1992)

Author of Miss Nelson is Missing

For other authors named James Marshall, see the disambiguation page.

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About the Author

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Series

Works by James Marshall

Miss Nelson is Missing (1977) — Illustrator — 6,160 copies, 231 reviews
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1988) 3,085 copies, 174 reviews
George and Martha (1972) 1,816 copies, 31 reviews
Three Little Pigs (1989) — Reteller & Illustrator — 1,785 copies, 62 reviews
Red Riding Hood (1987) 1,377 copies, 58 reviews
Fox and His Friends (1982) 906 copies, 6 reviews
Hansel and Gretel (Picture Puffins) (1990) 862 copies, 51 reviews
George and Martha One Fine Day (1978) 692 copies, 14 reviews
George and Martha Rise and Shine (1976) 631 copies, 9 reviews
Fox on the Job (1988) 581 copies, 11 reviews
Fox In Love (1982) 533 copies, 9 reviews
Fox at School (1983) 452 copies, 1 review
George and Martha Encore (1973) 452 copies, 7 reviews
Three by the Sea (1981) 448 copies, 6 reviews
Fox Be Nimble (1990) 436 copies, 3 reviews
George and Martha Round and Round (1988) 424 copies, 8 reviews
Space Case (1980) 405 copies, 12 reviews
George and Martha Back in Town (1984) 400 copies, 6 reviews
Fox on Wheels (1983) 355 copies, 1 review
Swine Lake (1999) 347 copies, 10 reviews
Fox Outfoxed (1992) 341 copies, 7 reviews
Rats on the Roof and Other Stories (1991) 315 copies, 4 reviews
Fox All Week (1984) 279 copies, 1 review
Wings: A Tale of Two Chickens (1986) 245 copies, 7 reviews
George and Martha Tons of Fun (1980) 239 copies, 4 reviews
Pocketful of Nonsense (1992) 234 copies, 3 reviews
Four On the Shore (1985) 233 copies, 1 review
Three up a Tree (1986) 224 copies, 1 review
Fox on Stage (1993) 161 copies, 1 review
Yummers! (1973) 161 copies, 6 reviews
The Cut-ups (Picture Puffins) (1984) 137 copies, 1 review
The Cut-ups Crack Up (Easy-to-Read, Puffin) (1992) 107 copies, 3 reviews
The Cut-ups Cut Loose (Picture Puffins) (1987) 97 copies, 1 review
The Cut-ups Carry On (1990) 84 copies, 2 reviews
James Marshall's Mother Goose (1979) 82 copies, 7 reviews
Merry Christmas, Space Case (1986) 78 copies, 5 reviews
Rats on the Range (1993) 75 copies
Crazy Times at Camp Custer (1992) 73 copies, 1 review
Yummers Too! (1986) 71 copies, 2 reviews
Troll Country (1980) 60 copies
The Cut-ups at Camp Custer (1989) 59 copies, 2 reviews
George and Martha: One More Time (2009) 58 copies, 1 review
A Summer in the South (1977) 57 copies
Willis (1974) 52 copies
Haunted House Jokes (1987) — Illustrator — 50 copies, 1 review
Hey, Diddle, Daddle (1989) 47 copies, 1 review
My Friends the Frogs (Heath Reading) (1989) 45 copies, 1 review
The Guest (1975) 44 copies, 5 reviews
Speedboat (1976) 40 copies, 2 reviews
Crazy times at dance class (1993) 38 copies
Taking Care of Carruthers (1981) 35 copies, 1 review
Portly McSwine (1979) 31 copies
Rapscallion Jones (1983) 21 copies
Snake, His Story (Four Little Troubles) (1975) 15 copies, 1 review
Eugene (2000) 15 copies, 1 review
Sing Out, Irene (Four Little Troubles) (2000) 13 copies, 3 reviews
A Frog and Her Dog (1977) 6 copies
Picnic (1977) 4 copies
Bonzini! The Tattooed Man (1976) — Illustrator — 4 copies
James Marshall's Cinderella [Videorecording] (2006) — Illustrator — 1 copy

Associated Works

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day (1985) — Illustrator — 2,669 copies, 31 reviews
Miss Nelson Is Back (1982) — Illustrator — 2,491 copies, 40 reviews
The Frog Prince (1974) — Illustrator — 1,293 copies, 8 reviews
James Marshall's Cinderella (1989) — Illustrator — 792 copies, 13 reviews
The Piggy in the Puddle (Reading Rainbow Books) (1974) — Illustrator — 461 copies, 6 reviews
The Stupids Step Out (1974) — Illustrator — 382 copies, 10 reviews
Miss Nelson Collection (1991) — Illustrator — 244 copies, 2 reviews
The Stupids Have a Ball (1978) — Illustrator — 196 copies, 3 reviews
Bumps in the Night (1979) — Illustrator — 195 copies, 7 reviews
The Stupids Die (1981) — Illustrator — 192 copies, 7 reviews
Old Mother Hubbard and Her Wonderful Dog (1991) — Illustrator — 175 copies, 4 reviews
Mary Alice, Operator Number 9 (1975) — Illustrator — 160 copies, 2 reviews
The Boy Who Cried Wolf (1975) — Illustrator — 152 copies
The Stupids Take Off (1989) — Illustrator — 146 copies, 5 reviews
Friendship Stories You Can Share (2001) — Contributor — 108 copies, 1 review
Choosing Books for Children: A Commonsense Guide (1981) — Illustrator — 106 copies
Dinner at Alberta's (1974) — Illustrator — 90 copies
Macgoose's Grocery (1978) — Illustrator — 82 copies, 1 review
It's So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House (1977) — Illustrator — 70 copies, 2 reviews
There's a Party at Mona's Tonight (1981) — Illustrator — 61 copies, 1 review
The Owl and the Pussycat [Marshall] (1998) — Illustrator — 53 copies, 5 reviews
Roger's Umbrella (1982) — Illustrator — 42 copies
I Will Not Go to Market Today (1979) — Illustrator — 33 copies
All the Way Home (1973) — Illustrator — 27 copies
The Exploding Frog and Other Fables from Aesop (1981) — Illustrator — 16 copies
How Beastly! (1980) — Illustrator — 14 copies, 2 reviews
Carrot Nose (1978) — Illustrator — 10 copies
Dinosaur's Housewarming Party: Story (1974) — Illustrator — 10 copies, 1 review
Plink, Plink, Plink. (1971) — Illustrator — 6 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 9, May 1978 (1978) — Contributor — 5 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 9, May 1975 (1975) — Illustrator — 4 copies
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 1975 (1975) — Illustrator — 4 copies
The Stupids [1996 film] — Original characters — 2 copies
Lazy Stories (1976) — Illustrator — 2 copies
A Day with Whisker Wickles (1975) — Illustrator — 1 copy

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Common Knowledge

Canonical name
Marshall, James
Legal name
Marshall, James Edward
Other names
Marshall, Edward
Birthdate
1942-10-10
Date of death
1992-10-13
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Place of death
New York, New York, USA
Places of residence
Mansfield Hollow, Connecticut, USA
Education
Trinity University
University of Connecticut
Boston Conservatory of Music
Occupations
illustrator
viola player
childrens' book author
Awards and honors
Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal (2007)
Short biography
[from Wikipedia]
James Edward Marshall (October 10, 1942 – October 13, 1992) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books, probably best known for the George and Martha series of picture books (1972–1988). He illustrated books exclusively as James Marshall; when he created both text and illustrations he sometimes wrote as Edward Marshall. In 2007, the U.S. professional librarians posthumously awarded him the bi-ennial Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for "substantial and lasting contribution" to American children's literature.

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The class has a new teacher and she is not nice, not since Miss Nelson went missing, they miss their teacher and they will search for her until find her.
 
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ArielaAA | 230 other reviews | Jun 12, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Kindergarten- 3rd grade
Awards/ Honors: Parents Choice Award
 
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bmwilmot | 57 other reviews | Apr 29, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Kindergarten - 3rd grade.
 
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bryannamiddleton99 | 173 other reviews | Apr 29, 2024 |
"Miss Nelson Is Missing" tells the tale of a misbehaving class of students who take their sweet-natured teacher, Miss Nelson, for granted. When Miss Nelson mysteriously disappears and is replaced by the terrifying substitute, Miss Viola Swamp, the students realize how much they miss their kind teacher. They embark on a mission to find her, learning valuable lessons about respect and appreciation along the way. This book would do well around kindergarten and first grade and can be used to talk about treating others with kindness.… (more)
 
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TravisJ | 230 other reviews | Apr 24, 2024 |

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