COOMBS, Patricia. American, b. 1926. Genres: Children's fiction. Publications: Dorrie series, 22 vols., 1962-88; Waddy and his Brother, 1963; The Lost Playground, 1963; Lisa and the Grompet, 1970; Mouse Café, 1972; Molly Mullett, 1975; The Magic Pot, 1977; Tilabel, 1978; The Magician and McTree, 1983; Dorrie and the Museum Case, 1985; Dorrie and the Pin Witch, 1988; Dorrie and the Haunted Schoolhouse, 1992. Illustrator of books by others. Address: 178 Oswegatchie Rd, Waterford, CT 06385, U.S.A.