288 pages, 11.44 × 7.31 × 0.83 in
June 8, 2000
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0307165485
ISBN - 13: 9780307165480
From the Publisher
From the cheery sun on the first page, to the sleepy moon on the last, and throughout all 290 pages in between, there are stories, rhymes and fun with the one-and-only Richard Scarry. Classic tales, alphabet and counting stories, lots of new words and concepts, and visits around town, to the airport, and across the world make this essential book that will captivate even the most restless child.
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.
From Our Editors
Children love his charming stories and fun characters. Filled with delightful animal characters, the classic illustrations of Richard Scarry illuminate the pages of Richard Scarry's Best Storybook Ever. Featuring a collection of more than 80 stories and poems for children, this volume contain some of the best of Scarry's work, and is a real treat for curious, young readers.