Author

Books by Jean Marshall can be purchased from Bob Marshall,
e-mail bob@bradqual.co.uk
They are also available via the Jean Marshall, Author page on Amazon.

Dance to Your Daddy, a children’s minstrelsy

A fisherman singing Dance to your Daddy to his bairn. Dream Angus singing to children. A picture book with nursery rhymes and music for young families. The rhymes in this collection are the ones Jean said or sang to her own children in the 1950’s. She learnt some from her parents who were both born in the 19th century, and collected others from different sources.
This edition is sold to raise money for Mary’s Meals, a charity which provides free school meals for some of the world’s poorest children.

For more information, or to purchase a copy, go to the Dance to Your Daddy page on this website.

Granny Porage

Jean wrote a series of stories describing life in mid-Argyll in the 1860’s. Granny Porage is a wise woman who lives on an island in a small loch. She knows the healing properties of plants and uses them to prepare medicines and ointments.
The herb borage has many uses (see Culpeper’s Herbal), it may have been her first choice of remedy.
Borage (herb) Jean dressed as Granny Porage and playing viola at a story telling event. Granny Porage with her animals.

For details of the Granny Porage books, or to purchase copies go to the Granny Porage on this website.

The Secret Adventure

Secret Adventure
This short novel (suitable for children aged 9 and over) is set in the 1990’s near Jean’s home in Argyll’s Cowal peninsula. It involves three children of similar age but from different backgounds.
All proceeds from sales will be donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care in appreciation of their help.>br> To purchase a copy of The Secret Adventure contact Bob Marshall
e-mail bob@bradqual.co.uk or go to Amazon