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Mayhew, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 110 works in 301 publications in 2 languages and 22,560 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas stories  Pictorial works  Picture books  Fairy tales  Sources  Stories, plots, etc  Sound effects books  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.M4684, [E]
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Publications about James Mayhew
Publications by James Mayhew
Most widely held works by James Mayhew
Who wants a dragon? by James Mayhew( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
A baby dragon tries to find where he belongs. Nothing works out until he sees his mother
Katie meets the Impressionists by James Mayhew( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
On a visit to the museum, Katie climbs into five Impressionist paintings and has wonderful adventures. Includes information about Impressionism, the paintings shown, and their artists
Classic poems to read aloud ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 975 libraries worldwide
An anthology of poems on many different topics by a variety of authors--past and present
The knight who took all day by James Mayhew( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 894 libraries worldwide
A dashing knight decides it's time to impress the golden-haired princess. All he needs is a dragon to show off his marvelous talents. One day, a huge dragon appears on the horizon, smoke pouring from his nostrils. Immediately, the knight orders his squire to fetch his armor. But will he get dressed in time--or is this knight more interested in appearances than action? After much waiting, the golden-haired princess decides to tame that fire-breathing beast herself!
Katie and the sunflowers by James Mayhew( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 libraries worldwide
While visiting the art museum, Katie has an adventure stepping in and out of five paintings by Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Cezanne. Includes information about Post-impressionism and the particular paintings and artists in the story
Katie and the Mona Lisa by James Mayhew( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
At the art museum, while her grandmother dozes, Katie steps into the painting of the Mona Lisa and together they have adventures with the characters from four other well-known Renaissance paintings. Includes information about the artists
Can you see a Little Bear? by James Mayhew( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Look for the little bear in each drawing
Katie and the dinosaurs by James Mayhew( Book )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Katie's visit to the natural history museum turns into an adventure when she steps through a door and finds herself in a land of real live dinosaurs, one of whom is lost and needs her help to find his way home
Katie's Sunday afternoon by James Mayhew( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
On a hot day, Katie and her grandmother visit the art museum, where Katie climbs into the paintings of pointillist artists Seurat, Pisarro, and Signac. Includes information about pointillism
Ella Bella ballerina and the sleeping beauty by James Mayhew( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
After finishing her ballet class, Ella Bella listens to music from Tchaikovsky's ballet, The sleeping beauty ballet, and is magically transported into the story where the ballet takes place. She meets all the story's characters and she watches as the legendary tale unfolds before her very eyes
Boy by James Mayhew( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 689 libraries worldwide
After encountering a variety of animals in his search for a warm place, a boy living in prehistoric times returns to the warmth of his parents' cave
The Barefoot book of stories from the opera by Shahrukh Husain( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
These fascinating, dramatic and child-friendly opera tales are illustrated with flamboyant and breath-taking illustrations. A comprehensive discography (p. 80) is included
Nutcracker by E. T. A Hoffmann( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
After hearing how the toy nutcracker that she and her brother received for Christmas got his ugly face, Marie helps break the spell he is under and watches him change into a handsome prince. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story
Ella Bella ballerina and Cinderella by James Mayhew( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
One day Ella Bella loses one of her ballet slippers. Madame Rosa loans her student another pair for dancing. The teacher tells the class of Cinderella and the lost slipper. After class Ella Bella is transported into the story of Cinderella by Cinderella's fairy godmother
Shakespeare's storybook : folk tales that inspired the bard by Patrick Ryan( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of folk tales that ispired plays written by William Shakespeare
Secret in the garden : a peek-through book by James Mayhew( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
It's a hot day and sitting outside is a girl who has just finished reading her favorite book, The Secret Garden. As she is about to fall asleep, a bird flies overhead and drops a key into her lap, and her adventure begins. The girl discovers a world of magic and friendship within the walls of her own secret garden. Children will love the process of discovery in this story, as they peek through the holes on every spread and turn the pages to reveal each hidden surprise. Adults sharing the story with their children will appreciate the echoes of an adored book from their own childhood
Where's my hug? by James Mayhew( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Jake tries to track down his mother's hug after she gives it to his father, who gives it to the cat, who gives it to a witch, and so on
The boy and the cloth of dreams by Jenny Koralek( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
A boy who has torn holes in his cloth of dreams experiences nightmares at his grandmother's house and must find his own courage in order to help her mend the cloth
Miranda the explorer by James Mayhew( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Miranda wins a prize for a painting contest and the prize is a ride in a balloon. However, before anyone can stop it from happening, the balloon snaps free and Miranda flies around the world
Cluck, cluck who's there? : a lift-the-flap book by James Mayhew( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Hattie the hen lays an egg and the another and then another. She waits and waits and waits and then one morning she hears a tap, tap, tap. Who could it be?
 
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Alternative Names
Mayhew, James
Mayhew, James John 1964-
Languages
English (115)
Spanish (8)
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