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Kathryn Jackson wrote hundreds of lively, witty stories for Golden Books, most of which were coauthored with her husband, Byron. The Saggy Baggy Elephant is one of the pair's most famous titles. Golden Books that Kathryn Jackson wrote on her own include Tawny Scrawny Lion, Nurse Nancy, Pantaloon, Richard Scarry's The Animals' Merry Christmas, and Richard Scarry's A Story a Day: 365 Stories and Rhymes.


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Richard Scarry's The Animals' Merry Christmas
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
eBook

Today's kids will love this holiday story collection, brought to life by Richard Scarry, of animals in cute winter clothing having merry, mischievous fun!

Out of print since the 1950s, this Little Golden Book reissue is adapted from an oversized edition of the same title. Now this charming book... Read More
 





Richard Scarry's The Animals' Merry Christmas
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hardcover

Today's kids will love this holiday story collection, brought to life by Richard Scarry, of animals in cute winter clothing having merry, mischievous fun!

Out of print since the 1950s, this Little Golden Book reissue is adapted from an oversized edition of the same title. Now this charming book... Read More
 





The Animals' Merry Christmas
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hardcover

Golden Books is proud to reissue this beloved Christmas collection, chock-full of funny animal stories and poems for animal lovers – young and old – to enjoy!

This oversize format features Scarry’s earlier, more painterly style and makes a perfect gift. A true holiday treat for Scarry fans! Read More
 





A Day at the Seashore
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
eBook

A classic Little Golden Book—with a summertime theme!

Nancy and Timmy hop out of their beds one summer morning and help pack their swimsuits and lunch. And then it's off to the seashore! In a charming rhyme, this Little Golden Book from 1951 (then titled A Day at the Beach) describes what... Read More
 





A Day at the Seashore
Written by Kathryn Jackson, Byron Jackson and Corinne Malvern
Hardcover

A classic Little Golden Book—with a summertime theme!

Nancy and Timmy hop out of their beds one summer morning and help pack their swimsuits and lunch. And then it's off to the seashore! In a charming rhyme, this Little Golden Book from 1951 (then titled A Day at the Beach) describes what... Read More
 





Duck and His Friends
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
eBook

This 1949 Little Golden Book is reissued with pride to celebrate Richard Scarry's 100th birthday in 2019!

This irresistible story about a duck who's afraid to swim—and his loyal friends who will do anything to help him get over his fear—is back in print in the Little Golden Book line! Originally published... Read More
 





Duck and His Friends
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hardcover

This 1949 Little Golden Book is reissued with pride to celebrate Richard Scarry's 100th birthday in 2019!

This irresistible story about a duck who's afraid to swim—and his loyal friends who will do anything to help him get over his fear—is back in print in the Little Golden Book line! Originally published... Read More
 





Katie the Kitten
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Martin Provensen and Alice Provensen
Hardcover

Back in print after more than 60 years, a heartwarming tale for today's kitten-loving kidsfrom the author of the iconic Little Golden Books Tawny Scrawny Lion and The Saggy Baggy Elephant!

First published in 1949and now finally back in printthis charming story about a kitten beginning to make her way around the... Read More
 





Katie the Kitten
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen
eBook

Back in print after more than 60 years, a heartwarming tale for today's kitten-loving kidsfrom the author of the iconic Little Golden Books Tawny Scrawny Lion and The Saggy Baggy Elephant!

First published in 1949and now finally back in printthis charming story about a kitten beginning to make her way around the... Read More
 





Nurse Nancy
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Corinne Malvern
Hardcover

Many people fondly remember this book. Nancy loves to play Nurse, but her older brothers are always too busy with their big boy games to play with her. One day, when brother Billy falls and hurts himself, Nurse Nancy is at the ready! This lively, charming book from the 1950s is... Read More
 





Nurse Nancy
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Corinne Malvern
eBook

Many people fondly remember this book. Nancy loves to play Nurse, but her older brothers are always too busy with their big boy games to play with her. One day, when brother Billy falls and hurts himself, Nurse Nancy is at the ready! This lively, charming book from the 1950s is... Read More
 





Pantaloon
Written by Kathryn Jackson
eBook

Pantaloon is a poodle with a sweet tooth. He adores cookies and yummy pastries. So when the Baker is looking for a helper, Pantaloon applies for the job.

“Oh, no, Pantaloon!” says the Baker. “You look to me as if you’d eat more than you’d bake.” But Pantaloon proves him wrong in... Read More
 





Richard Scarry's The Party Pig
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
eBook

This 1954 Little Golden Book is back in print for Richard Scarry's 100th birthday in 2019!

This sweet story about a kindly little pig who gives away all the food that has been set aside for his birthday party—and about his friends who make it up to him with the best party... Read More
 





Richard Scarry's The Party Pig
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hardcover

This 1954 Little Golden Book is back in print for Richard Scarry's 100th birthday in 2019!

This sweet story about a kindly little pig who gives away all the food that has been set aside for his birthday party—and about his friends who make it up to him with the best party... Read More
 





Pirates, Ships, and Sailors
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
eBook

Ahoy! First published in 1950, Golden Books is pleased to reissue this delightful hardcover collection of 24 stories and poems, including Pirate’s Cove, The Little Lost Island, and The Careful, Cheerful Sailor by Kathyrn and Byron Jackson. All sea-loving children—and their parents—will be wowed by Gustaf Tenggren’s beautiful illustrations. Read More
 





Puss in Boots
Written by Kathryn Jackson
eBook

Puss in Boots is a clever cat who won’t settle for having a poor master. So he dupes a wicked giant out of his grand castle, claims the surrounding land as his master Caraba’s, and charms the king, who lets his daughter marry Caraba. And Puss in Boots lives happily ever... Read More
 





The Saggy Baggy Elephant: Read & Listen Edition
Written by Kathryn Jackson, Byron Jackson and Gustaf Tenggren
eBook

The classic Little Golden Book is now available as a Read & Listen ebook! After a parrot makes fun of Sooki’s big ears, long nose, and wrinkled skin, the “saggy baggy” elephant isn’t too sure of himself. But once he meets some beautiful creatures who look just like him, Sooki celebrates...

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The Saggy Baggy Elephant
Written by Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
eBook

After a parrot makes fun of Sooki’s big ears, long nose, and wrinkled skin, the “saggy baggy” elephant isn’t too sure of himself. But once he meets some beautiful creatures who look just like him, Sooki celebrates with a joyful “one-two-three-kick.” For over 50 years, parents and children have treasured this... Read More
 





Tawny Scrawny Lion
Written by Kathryn Jackson
eBook

Once there was a tawny scrawny lion who chased monkeys on Monday—kangaroos on Tuesday—zebras on Wednesday—bears on Thursday—camels on Friday—and on Saturday, elephants!

So begins the funny, classic Golden story of a family of ten fat rabbits that teaches the hungry lion to eat carrot stew—so that he doesn’t eat them! Read More
 





Tawny Scrawny Lion (Little Golden Book): Read & Listen Edition
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
eBook

The classic Little Golden Book is now available as a Read & Listen ebook! Once there was a tawny scrawny lion who chased monkeys on Monday—kangaroos on Tuesday—zebras on Wednesday—bears on Thursday—camels on Friday—and on Saturday, elephants!

So begins the funny, classic Golden story of a family of ten fat rabbits that...

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Tawny Scrawny Lion
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
Hardcover

One of the bestselling Little Golden Books of all time.
 
Once there was a tawny scrawny lion who chased monkeys on Monday—kangaroos on Tuesday—zebras on Wednesday—bears on Thursday—camels on Friday—and on Saturday, elephants!

So begins the classic story of a family of ten fat rabbits that teaches the hungry lion... Read More
 





Richard Scarry's Best Little Golden Books Ever!
Written by Patsy Scarry, Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson
Illustrated by Richard Scarry
Hardcover

Nine of Richard Scarry’s best Little Golden Books come together in a colorful, deluxe volume, ready for gift-giving!
 
This unique collection of Richard Scarry’s Little Golden Books brims with colorful cars, droll animals, and a sly fox or two. From fables (“The Country Mouse and the City Mouse”) to folktales... Read More
 

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