Author & Illustrator

Marcia Thornton Jones


Marcia Thornton Jones is co-author of the bestselling THE ADVENTURES OF THE BAILEY SCHOOL KIDS series, along with single titles like CHAMP. She has been writing for Scholastic for almost twenty years! Marcia lives and writes in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband and their two cats.

Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips (Graphic Novel)
Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias (Graphic Novel)
Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots (Graphic Novel)
Mrs. Jeepers' Creepy Christmas
Dragons Don't Throw Snowballs
Ghosts Do Splash in Puddles
Mrs. Jeepers' Scariest Halloween Ever
The Abominable Snowman Doesn't Roast Marshmallows

Most Popular Marcia Thornton Jones Books

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Book Stats


All Marcia Thornton Jones Books

2023Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips (Graphic Novel)Marcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey80
2022Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias (Graphic Novel)Marcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey80
2021Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots (Graphic Novel)Debbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones80
2007Mrs. Jeepers' Creepy ChristmasDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones106
2006Dragons Don't Throw SnowballsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones75
2006Ghosts Do Splash in PuddlesMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey64
2005Mrs. Jeepers' Scariest Halloween EverDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones103
2005The Abominable Snowman Doesn't Roast MarshmallowsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones96
2004Werewolves Don't Run for PresidentDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones81
2004Ogres Don't Hunt Easter EggsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones81
2003Frankenstein Doesn't Start Food FightsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones64
2003Leprechauns Don't Play FetchMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey84
2002Mrs. Claus Doesn't Climb Telephone PolesDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones90
2002Aliens Don't Carve Jack-O'-LanternsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones88
2002Sea Serpents Don't Juggle Water BalloonsMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey74
2002Mrs. Jeepers on Vampire IslandDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones128
2001Swamp Monsters Don't Chase Wild TurkeysDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones67
2001Mrs. Jeepers' Monster Class TripMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey119
2000Happy Boo DayMarcia Thornton Jones66
2000Dracula Doesn't Rock and RollDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones80
1999Snow Monster MysteryMarcia Thornton Jones75
1999Double Trouble MonstersMarcia Thornton Jones72
1999Hauntly's Hairy SurpriseMarcia Thornton Jones106
1999Vampire BabyMarcia Thornton Jones69
1999Mrs Jeepers' Secret CaveDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones115
1999Mrs. Jeepers in Outer SpaceMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey124
1999Spooky SpellsMarcia Thornton Jones72
1999Kilmer's Pet MonsterMarcia Thornton Jones72
1998Vampire TroubleMarcia Thornton Jones70
1998Howling at the Hauntlys'Marcia Thornton Jones71
1998The Monsters Next DoorMarcia Thornton Jones71
1997Dragons Don't Cook PizzaMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie DadeyJohn Steven Gurney 80
1996Mrs. Jeepers Is MissingDebbie DadeyMarcia Thornton Jones59
1995Dracula Doesn't Drink LemonadeDebbie Dadey, Marcia T. Jones, Marcia Thornton Jones80
1995Zombies Don't Play SoccerDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones, Marcia T. Jones70
1995Cupid Doesn't Flip HamburgersDebbie Dadey, Marcia T. Jones, Marcia Thornton Jones76
1994Skeletons Don't Play TubasDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones73
1994Witches Don't Do BackflipsMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey96
1994Pirates Don't Wear Pink SunglassesDebbie DadeyMarcia Thornton Jones78
1994Genies Don't Ride BicyclesMarcia Thornton Jones, Debbie Dadey80
1993Frankenstein Doesn't Plant PetuniasDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones64
1992Ghosts Don't Eat Potato ChipsDebbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones80
1992Leprechauns Don't Play BasketballDebbie Dadey, Marcia T. Jones, Marcia Thornton Jones71


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