Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Illustrated by James Marshall
Paperback
$8.99 US
On sale Jan 01, 1998 | 32 Pages | 9780140563665
"What a sweet child," says a newcomer in town about Goldilocks. "That's what you think," a neighbor replies. For Goldilocks is one of those naughty little girls who does exactly as she pleases, even if that means sampling the three bears' porridge, breaking Baby Bear's chair, and sleeping in his bed. James Marshall's offbeat and inventive telling of this familiar tale will enchant readers, young and old."A delightfully irreverent retelling of an old favorite is illustrated with delicious humor and contemporary touches." —Booklist, starred review
  • WINNER
    Caldecott Honor Book
James Marshall was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up 16 miles outside of the town on the family farm. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in history and French. He is best known for his series on the mischievous exploits of Fox, a debonair, lazy showoff; the uproarious adventures of the two Cut-Ups, Spud and Joe; George and Martha; and the misadventures of the Stupid family. In 1989 he won a Caldecott Honor for Golidlocks and the Three Bears. He died in 1992. View titles by James Marshall

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"What a sweet child," says a newcomer in town about Goldilocks. "That's what you think," a neighbor replies. For Goldilocks is one of those naughty little girls who does exactly as she pleases, even if that means sampling the three bears' porridge, breaking Baby Bear's chair, and sleeping in his bed. James Marshall's offbeat and inventive telling of this familiar tale will enchant readers, young and old."A delightfully irreverent retelling of an old favorite is illustrated with delicious humor and contemporary touches." —Booklist, starred review

Awards

  • WINNER
    Caldecott Honor Book

Author

James Marshall was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up 16 miles outside of the town on the family farm. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in history and French. He is best known for his series on the mischievous exploits of Fox, a debonair, lazy showoff; the uproarious adventures of the two Cut-Ups, Spud and Joe; George and Martha; and the misadventures of the Stupid family. In 1989 he won a Caldecott Honor for Golidlocks and the Three Bears. He died in 1992. View titles by James Marshall

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