Books by Marty Rhodes Figley

THE TRUE STORY OF JIM THE WONDER DOG by Marty Rhodes Figley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"An engaging slice of history that should appeal to young canine enthusiasts while demonstrating the solid use of primary sources."
A children's book presents the true story of a dog with unexplained abilities who delighted audiences in the 1930s. Read full book review >
SANTA'S UNDERWEAR by Marty Rhodes Figley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"A troupe of entertaining elves, a jolly Santa, and lots of underwear jokes add up to Christmas chuckles in this engaging story. (Picture book. 3-7)"
There's nothing like underwear jokes to get kids giggling, and this funny story focuses on Santa's entire underwear collection and which set he will wear on Christmas Eve. Read full book review >
EMILY AND CARLO by Marty Rhodes Figley
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A pleasing little window into Dickinson's life and an invitation to learn more about the fresh-breathed poet from Amherst. (Picture book/biography. 5-8)"
Emily Dickinson did have a love interest. His name was Carlo. Read full book review >
THE STORY OF ZACCHAEUS by Marty Rhodes Figley
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 1, 1995

"The story has a moral, but in this version the message takes a backseat to the slapstick delivery. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Figley comically dramatizes the story of the rich, despised sinner who changes his ways after Jesus chooses to stay at his house. Read full book review >