Illus. in full color. James is sitting alone having tea and macaroons in the parlor of his great-aunt's Gothic mansion when a bear shows up. There aren't enough macaroons to go around, so James and his new friend set out to look for more. A wicked mouse king and a host of other creatures spring to life from the mansion's furnishings and artworkall in pursuit of James and the bear.
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Product dimensions:||10.59(w) x 8.29(h) x 0.11(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
* Timothy attended the University of Dallas on an academic scholarship. He spent the fall semester of his sophomore year in the University's Rome program.
* After graduating "cum laude" with a BA in English, Timothy spent two years in Vienna, Austria on a Fullbright Teaching Assistantship. He traveled extensively while in Europe, especially in Italy, Hungary, and Turkey, and spent a summer in the Greek Islands. He supported himself as a teacher, street singer, and lyricist for Bulgarian rock bands.
* Timothy is a self-taught artist, and his first book, James in the House of Aunt Prudence grew from a portfolio showing in the summer of 1990. Since then, he has written and illustrated two other children's books, Three at Sea and Grunt! The Primitive Cave Boy . Tim lives in New York City.