Next Wednesday, October 10th, is the birthday of James Marshall, one of my very favorite children's authors. Marshall, who died in 1992, would have been 65. I'm planning on writing about one of his books next Wednesday, and hope that other bloggers will think about writing something, too. I'll link all the posts about Marshall's work, here at Chicken Spaghetti.
The man is Funny, with a capital F, and if you haven't yet read his picture books, run to the library right now. My library owns some 80 titles written and/or illustrated by Marshall, so there's a lot to choose from. Here are just a few: