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Meet Jeff Stone, author of Phoenix

Jeff Stone lives in the Midwest with his wife and two children and practices the martial arts daily.

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Kathryn Jackson wrote hundreds of stories for Golden Books, many of which were co-authored with her husband, Byron, including The Saggy Baggy Elephant; Pirates, Ships, and Sailors; and Tawny Scrawny Lion.

J. P. Miller illustrated the bestselling Little Golden Book The Little Red Hen and has influenced and inspired many of today’s top children’s book illustrators.


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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. 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

The latest Little Golden Book Classic—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... Read More
 





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

The latest Little Golden Book Classic—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... 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
 





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
Hardcover

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
 





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
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!


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Tawny Scrawny Lion (Personalized Book)
Written by Kathryn Jackson
Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
Hardcover

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Richard Scarry's Best Little Golden Books Ever! (Richard Scarry)
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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