(1924 - 1995)
Patricia (Patsy) Murphy was a writer of children’s textbooks. She met Richard Scarry during a collaboration when he was a textbook illustrator. They married in 1984. She is credited with writing many of the stories in his subsequent children’s books.
Animal Friends All Year Long (1969)
Two dozen stories and poems about the animals of River Bend.
The Bunny Book (1955)
What will Bunny be when he grows up?
Includes The Country Mouse and the City Mouse, The Fox and the Crow and The Dog and His Bone.
Danny Beaver’s Secret (1953)
Danny Beaver prepares a surprise for his friends.
A collection of stories about the animals of River Bend.
Good Night, Little Bear (1961)
Good night, Little Bear - but he doesn’t want to go to bed.
Happiness Hill (1960)
An elementary school reader.
Hop, Little Kangaroo (1965)
The little kangaroo’s mother leaves him to come home on his own and he has to learn to hop.
The Jeremy Mouse Book (1969)
Jeremy Mouse of no fixed address pulls up at the Deep Pond and before he knows it it becomes home.
Just for Fun (1963)
The animals have fun building a tree house, dressing up and fishing. This is the Read It Yourself edition.
This collection includes The Three Little Kittens, The Shy Little Kitten and My Kitten.
Pierre Bear (1954)
Pierre Bear lives in the North Woods with his family.
An anthology of Richard Scarry’s books for Golden Press.
This is a large omnibus selected from Richard Scarry’s books for Golden Press.
The animals have fun building a tree house, dressing up and fishing.
This is a collection of material from previously published Golden Press Richard Scarry books.