Hollingsworth, Mary

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HOLLINGSWORTH, Mary. Also writes as Professor Scribbler, Mary Shrode. American, b. 1947. Genres: Children's fiction, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Songs/Lyrics and libretti, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction, Inspirational/Motivational Literature, Picture/board books. Career: Sweet Publishing, Fort Worth, TX, managing editor, 1984-95; Shady Oaks Studio, Bedford, TX, owner, author, editor, and consultant, 1988-; A Capella Junction, online distributor of a capella music, owner, 1991-. Publications: JUVENILES: International Children's Story Bible, 1991; (reteller) My Little Bible, 1991; The Captain, the Countess, and Cobby the Swabby, 1992; Parrots, Pirates, and Walking the Plank, 1992; A Girl's Diary of Prayers, 1992; A Boy's Book of Prayers, 1992; (as Mary Shrode) Just Imagine! with Barney, 1992; Journey to Jesus, 1993; The Kids-Life Bible Storybook, 1994; The Children's Topical Bible, 1994; Bumper and Noah, 1994; Songs and Rhymes for Wiggle Worms, 1995; Who Is Jesus?, 1995; What Does Jesus Say?, 1995; The Story of Jesus, 1995; Bumper the Dinosaur, 1996; Into My Heart, 1996; The Preschooler's Picture-Reading Bible, 1998; The Amazing Expedition Bible, 1998; Hugs for Kids, 2000; Tall Body, Short Body, 2000; The Upside-Down, Inside-Out, Backwards, Oopsie Daisy Book, 2000; Little Taps on the Shoulder from God, 2002; My Bible Journey, 2002; Love Notes from God, 2003. CHILDREN OF THE KING SERIES: The King's Alphabet, 1988; The King's Numbers, 1988; The King's Workers, 1990; The King's Manners, 1990; The King's Animals, 1991; The King's Children, 1991. GOD'S HAPPY FOREST SERIES: Polka Dots, Stripes, Humps, 'n' Hatracks: How God Created Happy Forest, 1990; Twizzler, the Unlikely Hero, 1990; Christmas in Happy Forest, 1990. MY VERY FIRST BOOK … SERIES: My Very First Book of Bible Heroes, 1993; …of Bible Lessons, 1993; …of Bible Words, 1993; …of Prayers, 1993; …on God, 1994; …of God's Animals-and Other Creatures, 1994; …of Bible Questions, 1994; …of Bible Fun Facts, 1994. AS PROFESSOR SCRIBBLER: Charlie and the Shabby Tabby, 1989; Charlie and the Missing Music, 1989; Charlie and the Jinglemouse, 1989; Charlie and the Gold Mine, 1989. OTHER: Help! I Need a Bulletin Board, 1975; For Mom with Love, 1987; A Few Hallelujas for Your Ho-Hums, 1988; Just between Friends, 1988; It's a One-derful Life!, 1989; Rainbows, 1989; Apple Blossoms, 1990; (with C.A. Greeson and M. Washburn) The Grief Adjustment Guide, 1990; (with C.A. Greeson and M. Washburn) The Divorce Recovery Guide, 1991; (comp.) Together Forever, 1993; (comp.) On Raising Children, 1993; (with F. and A. Kendall) Speaking of Love, 1995; Reborn! (play), 1995; The Last Journey (musical), 1997; Suddenly One Morning (musical adaptation), 1998; Hugs for Women, 1998; Arise!, 1999; Fireside Stories, 2 vols., 2000. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Shady Oaks Studio, 1507 Shirley Way, Bedford, TX 76022-6737, U.S.A.