Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town (richard Scarry)

by Richard Scarry
Illustrator Richard Scarry

Random House Children's Books | August 15, 2000 | Picture Books

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Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm provide a fun introduction to Richard Scarry''s Busytown, the setting of Busytown Mysteries on TV. Each oversized spread features a different place from the Post Office, to the Supermarket, to the farm. And for each place is a complete, simple story describing the activities, sights and friendly folk who can be found there. Familiar faces like Sargeant Murphy and Miss Honey will welcome readers to this colorful, fun, and very busy town.

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 10.24 × 12.2 × 0 in

Published: August 15, 2000

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0307168034

ISBN - 13: 9780307168030

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town (richard Scarry)

Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town (richard Scarry)

by Richard Scarry
Illustrator Richard Scarry

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 10.24 × 12.2 × 0 in

Published: August 15, 2000

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0307168034

ISBN - 13: 9780307168030

About the Book

Presents for young readers some of the many jobs that people do.

From the Publisher

Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm provide a fun introduction to Richard Scarry''s Busytown, the setting of Busytown Mysteries on TV. Each oversized spread features a different place from the Post Office, to the Supermarket, to the farm. And for each place is a complete, simple story describing the activities, sights and friendly folk who can be found there. Familiar faces like Sargeant Murphy and Miss Honey will welcome readers to this colorful, fun, and very busy town.

About the Author

Richard Scarry Born on June 5, 1919 in Boston. He attended Boston's Museum of Fine Arts School, studying art from 1939 to 1942. He served in the army as an art director, editor, and writer of information publications in North Africa and Italy. After the war Scarry worked in New York as a free-lance illustrator. His first book, Two Little Miners, was published in 1949, followed by five other children's books, published by Simon and Schuster in the same year. He worked throughout the 50's illustrating books done by various authors, usually for Golden Press. In 1963 he made his breakthrough with Richard Scarry's Best World Book Ever. The large-format book sold seven million copies in twelve years. He also illustrated several books written by J.D. Bevington. After twenty years with Golden Books, Scarry decided to move to Ramdom House. Scarry published over 300 books with total sales of 300 million worldwide, more than any other author. Richard Scarry died in his home in Gstaad on April 30, 1994.

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Visit Richard Scarry's unique little world, populated by endearing animals of every kind. Readers take a memorable trip down Main Street, which is illustrated in Scarry's signature style -- loaded with details that keep children coming back again and again. Ages 3-6.

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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