Marcia Jones

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Birthday
15, 1968
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Known for children's chapter and picture books such as Godzilla Ate My Homework and Leprechaun on the Loose, Jones is perhaps most famous for a co-written Scholastic series titled The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids.

Before Fame

Before launching a full-time writing career in the early 1990s, she taught elementary school. Prior to becoming a teacher, she studied at both Georgetown College and the University of Kentucky.

Trivia

In 2000, her work Godzilla Ate My Homework was shortlisted for an Elementary Library Book Award.

Family Life

A native of Joliet, Illinois, she later settled in Lexington, Kentucky. She and her husband Stephen adopted cats named Calli and Coco.

Associated With

She co-wrote several works, including The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids and Ghostville Elementary series, with fellow children's author Debbie Dadey.