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Mayhew, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 368 publications in 5 languages and 23,971 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Picture books  Stories, plots, etc  Christmas stories  Sources  Children's audiobooks  Folklore  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.M4684, E
Publication Timeline
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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 )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
A baby dragon, looking for someone to love and cuddle him, finally encounters his mother
Katie meets the Impressionists by James Mayhew( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Grade level: 1, 2, 3, e, p
Katie and the sunflowers by James Mayhew( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,129 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 )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 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
Classic poems to read aloud by James Berry( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 951 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 857 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!
Can you see a Little Bear? by James Mayhew( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Look for the little bear in each drawing
Ella Bella ballerina and the sleeping beauty by James Mayhew( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 806 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
Ella Bella ballerina and Cinderella by James Mayhew( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 755 libraries worldwide
One day Ella Bella loses one of her ballet slippers and Madame Rosa loans her 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. Includes information about Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Cinderella. Suggested level: junior, primary
Katie and the dinosaurs by James Mayhew( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 741 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 707 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
James Mayhew presents Ella Bella ballerina and Swan Lake by James Mayhew( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 689 libraries worldwide
After finishing her ballet class, Ella Bella listens to music from Tchaikovsky's ballet Swan lake 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 )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 664 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 )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 663 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
Ella Bella ballerina and the Nutcracker by James Mayhew( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Christmas is coming, and Madame Rosa has prepared a surprise party for her ballet class. "Ella Bella, would you fetch the music box?" asks Madame Rosa. "Then we can have some dancing at our party." As the music begins playing, little Ella Bella is magically transported into the enchanting, festive world of "The Nutcracker "ballet
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 604 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 )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 591 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
The nutcracker by David Clement-Davies( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 561 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
Where's my hug? by James Mayhew( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 552 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
Miranda the explorer by James Mayhew( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 511 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
 
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Alternative Names
James Mayhew British artist and writer
Mayhew, James John 1964-
메이휴, 제임스 1964-
メイヒュー, ジェイムズ
メイヒュー, ジェームズ
Languages
English (136)
Spanish (21)
Chinese (5)
Korean (2)
Japanese (1)
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