Best known for his canon of classic hilarious children s books, including favorites like GEORGE AND MARTHA, MISS NELSON, and THE STUPIDS, James Marshall has no rival when it comes to goofy fun. With the same silly spirit and charm, he presents four expressive stories about four little troubles. Marshall fans will cheer the return of these four little gems, out-of-print since 1987. These books, previously available as the boxed set FOUR LITTLE TROUBLES, are now back in print and available separately. Each small book, in a new paperboard format, will undoubtedly ease the troubles facing all young children."
Buy Someone is Talking about Hortense book by James Marshall from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(178mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
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Author Biography - James Marshall
James Marshall (1942 1992) created dozens of exuberant and captivating books for children, including The Stupids, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, and the ever-popular George and Martha books. Before creating his canon of classic, hilarious children s books, James Marshall played the viola, studied French, and received a master s degree from Trinity College. He also doodled. It was the doodles, and the unforgettable characters that emerged from them, that led him to his life s work as one of the finest creators of children s books of the twentieth century. In 2007, James Marshall was posthumously awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder medal for his lasting contribution to literature for children."