Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry was born on June 5, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents ran a shop there and enjoyed a comfortable life, even during the Great Depression. After graduating high school, Scarry enrolled in business college but dropped out because he didn't enjoy it. He then attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he remained until he was drafted into the Army during World War II. After the war, Scarry worked for the art departments of several magazines before going to work for Little Golden Books in 1949.

Scarry's most famous series of books are about a place called Busytown, full of anthropomorphic animals. Over 100 million copies of his books have been sold, and they have been translated into dozens of languages. 

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Best Mistake Ever! and Other Stories
A Step into Reading Book Level 3
by Richard Scarry
from Random House
for 1st-3rd grade
in Step into Reading (Location: EARREA-STEP)
$4.99
Best Read-It-Yourself Book Ever!
by Richard Scarry
from Golden Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Firefighters' Busy Day
Richard Scarry's Busy Day Storybook
by Richard Scarry
from J.B. Communications, Inc.
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Here Comes the Parade
by Kathryn Jackson
from Golden Books
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Little Golden Books (Location: PIC-GOLD)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Richard Scarry's ABC Word Book
by Richard Scarry
from Sterling Publishing Co.
for Preschool- 3rd Grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$11.01
Richard Scarry's Best Counting Book Ever
by Richard Scarry
from Sterling Publishing Co.
for Nursery-1st grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Richard Scarry's Best Mother Goose Ever
by Richard Scarry
50th Anniversary Edition from Golden Books
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Mother Goose (Location: PIC-MG)
$14.44
Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever (Giant Golden Book)
by Richard Scarry
De Luxe edition from Golden Books
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$13.59
Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town
by Richard Scarry
from Golden Books
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$13.59
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
by Richard Scarry
from Golden Books
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$13.59
Richard Scarry's Funniest Storybook Ever
by Richard Scarry
2017 edition from Golden Books
for Nursery-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$13.59
Richard Scarry's Please & Thank You Book
from Random House
Word Books for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$4.24
Richard Scarry's The Bunny Book
by Richard Scarry
from Golden Books
for Nursery-1st grade
in Little Golden Books (Location: PIC-GOLD)
$4.99
Richard Scarry's The Bunny Book
by Richard Scarry
Bunny Shaped Paperback from Golden Books
for Nursery-1st grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
What Do People Do All Day?
by Richard Scarry
from Random House
Richard Scarry Picture Book for K-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$13.59