Goldilocks and the Three Bears: James Marshall

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Author/Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication Year: 1988
Brief Summary: Retelling of the classic folktale, Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Discuss folktales and its characteristics.  Compare and contrast with other versions, for example, the one by Jan Brett.  Notice how the illustrations set the tone for the book.  Read Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems or Yours Truly, Goldilocks by Alma Flor Ada.
  • Pay special attentions to the illustrations.  I love that they are obvious readers!!!

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.  

Accessed at: Thrasher Elementary Library


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