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James Marshall - Author

Children's author and illustrator James Marshall (October 10, 1942 - October 13, 1992) was born in San Antonio, Texas where he grew up on his family's farm. His father worked on the rail road, was a band member in the 1930's, and his mother sang in the local church choir. He played viola and entered the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA, but injured his hand thereby ending his music career. He returned to Texas, where he attended San Antonio College, and later transferred to Southern Connecticut State University where he received degrees in French and history. He lived between an apartment in the Chelsea district of New York and a home in Mansfield Hollow Connecticut.

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears
James Marshall
There's no doubting that this Goldilocks is a badly brought up young madam! Ignoring all advice – even the trees in the wood are peppered with instructions - she breaks into the Three Bears house and sets about helping herself...
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Hansel and Gretel
James Marshall
How Hansel and his sister Gretel are sent off into the forest to die by their wicked step mother is one of the darkest of all the fairy stories. Here, however, although they are lost in the forest and Hansel...
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Red Riding Hood
James Marshall
Here is a delightfully good Red Riding Hood and a darkly bad Wolf! Little Red Riding Hood sets off to visit her grandmother but on the way, while she is in the dark, dark wood, she meets a wolf! Although...
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