Born: 1948 in Kankakee, Illinois
Pen Name: Mary Jessie Parker Connection to Illinois: Nourie was born in Kankakee, Illinois and is a life-long resident of central Illinois. She taught grades 1-3 in Cissna Park and Danville, Illinois public schools. She currently resides in Newman, Illinois. Biography: Nourie has sold fiction stories, articles, and poems to ''Cricket'', ''Highlights'', ''Jack and Jill'', ''Zootles'', ''Clubhouse Jr'', ''Pennywhistle Press'', and ''Volunteer Fireman'' magazines.
Mary Nourie on WorldCat : http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=mary+nourie
ISBN: 0590423061 OCLC: 795377695 Scholastic (Us), [Place of publication not identified] : 1993.
|Night fire! /
ISBN: 0590414232 OCLC: 14967263 Scholastic, New York : ©1989. "Night comes. Sparks leap. Fire grows. Alarm buzzes. Children wake. Sirens shriek." In terse statements, the mood of a night fire in a home is evoked. Includes advice for fire prevention and for dealing with a fire in the home.
|The deep deep puddle /
ISBN: 0803737653 OCLC: 794624662 Dial Books for Young Readers, New York : ©2013. During an overnight rainstorm, a large and deep puddle forms across a city street, and the next day increasing numbers of creatures or things disappear into it, from one shaggy dog to nine robbers.
|Wild & Woolly /
ISBN: 0525472762 OCLC: 53880253 Dutton Childrens Books, New York : ©2005. Wild, a bighorn sheep, and Woolly, a ranch sheep, decide to try each other's lives but find that they prefer their own after all.