Marla Jones

Author, Creative Director, Illustrator
PAL Member


Marla F. Jones has read thousands of children’s books. Literally. As a first grade teacher, story time was her favorite part of the day. As a writer, she has authored four picture books. As an artist, Jones has illustrated five. She uses a colorful mix of media, papers, fabrics and found objects, and layers them to create texture and dimension to her folkart style. Jones is a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and the Oklahoma Writers Federation. She currently owns Doodle and Peck Publishing, where she pairs up talented authors and illustrators to make fun, educational, family-friendly books. Qualifications *B.S. Early Childhood Education *Member SCBWI *Taught first grade for 12 years. I understand the mind of the young child as well as their developmental abilities. Current position Publisher/Editor at Doodle and Peck Publishing *Retired teacher 



Doodle and Peck

The Night the Mice Sang

The Mystery of the Red Mitten

Let's Follow Them!

Ponder Porcupine

We're Counting on Noah's Ark!


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