WorldCat Identities

Mayhew, James 1964-

Overview
Works: 120 works in 518 publications in 6 languages and 25,306 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc  Christmas stories  Sources  History  Board books  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.M4684, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Mayhew
Who wants a dragon? by James Mayhew( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,275 WorldCat member 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 )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member 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
Katie and the sunflowers by James Mayhew( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member 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 )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member 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!
Ella Bella ballerina and the sleeping beauty by James Mayhew( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member 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
Can you see a Little Bear? by James Mayhew( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Danish and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look for the little bear in each beautiful drawing
Ella Bella ballerina and Cinderella by James Mayhew( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 762 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member 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
James Mayhew presents Ella Bella ballerina and Swan Lake by James Mayhew( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member 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
Katie's Sunday afternoon by James Mayhew( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member 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 Nutcracker by James Mayhew( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 660 WorldCat member 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
The Barefoot book of stories from the opera by Shahrukh Husain( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member 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
Boy by James Mayhew( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member 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
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 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a collection of folk tales that ispired plays written by William Shakespeare
Katie's picture show by James Mayhew( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Katie's first visit to an art gallery turns out to be wonderfully exciting when five famous paintings come alive for her."--Back cover
Miranda the explorer by James Mayhew( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member 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
The nutcracker by David Clement-Davies( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member 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 530 WorldCat member 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
 
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Who wants a dragon?
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 (164)

Spanish (37)

Japanese (15)

Chinese (7)

Korean (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
Katie meets the ImpressionistsKatie and the sunflowersKatie and the Mona LisaClassic poems to read aloudThe knight who took all dayElla Bella ballerina and the sleeping beautyCan you see a Little Bear?Ella Bella ballerina and Cinderella