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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. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever! 1,561 copies, 17 reviews
Richard Scarry's Best Storybook Ever! 1,194 copies, 10 reviews
Richard Scarry's Find Your ABCs 450 copies, 6 reviews
Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town 441 copies, 5 reviews
Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy World 392 copies, 4 reviews
The Early Bird 366 copies, 4 reviews
The Bunny Book (Look-Look) 333 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry’s Pie Rats Ahoy! 265 copies, 3 reviews
Richard Scarry's ABC Word Book 246 copies, 2 reviews
Splish, Splash Sounds (Look-Look) 184 copies, 3 reviews
Richard Scarry's Mouse's House 174 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's Things to Love 159 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's My House 146 copies, 2 reviews
Humperdink's Busy Day 135 copies, 2 reviews
Richard Scarry's Naughty Bunny 133 copies, 2 reviews
Richard Scarry's Early Words 126 copies, 2 reviews
Richard Scarry's Short and Tall 115 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's Things to Know 113 copies, 2 reviews
Richard Scarry's On Vacation 85 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's Mother Goose 59 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's Trains 56 copies, 1 review
Mr. Paint Pig's ABCs 49 copies, 2 reviews
Get Up and Go! 47 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's In My Town 43 copies, 1 review
Mr. Gronkle's Busy Day 40 copies, 1 review
Mr. Frumble's Worst Day Ever! 35 copies, 1 review
What Animals Do 34 copies
Richard Scarry's Silly Stories 34 copies, 1 review
The Great Pie Robbery 27 copies, 1 review
Storytime 18 copies
Richard Scarry's Pop-Up Colors 16 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry Scratch & Sniff 13 copies, 1 review
My nursery tale book (Illustrator) 8 copies
Lek og Lær 3 copies
Colors 3 copies
ABC 3 copies
Op vakantie 3 copies
Animaux 2 copies
Les métiers 2 copies
Summer Tales 2 copies
Les trois petits cochons 2 copies, 1 review
Ka To Sauc 2 copies
Kotona 2 copies
Off We Go! 2 copies
I am a Bunny (Illustrator) 1,089 copies, 14 reviews
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Illustrator) 1,037 copies, 6 reviews
Good Night, Little Bear (Little Golden Book) (Illustrator) 569 copies, 5 reviews
Richard Scarry's Chipmunk's ABC (Illustrator) 405 copies, 3 reviews
The Animals of Farmer Jones (Illustrator, some editions) 386 copies, 2 reviews
An Edward Lear Alphabet (Illustrator, some editions) 226 copies, 12 reviews
The Animals' Merry Christmas (Illustrator) 183 copies, 1 review
My Little Golden Book of Manners (Illustrator) 180 copies, 1 review
Richard Scarry's Just for Fun (Illustrator) 175 copies, 1 review
Smokey the Bear (Illustrator) 107 copies, 2 reviews
Duck and His Friends (Illustrator) 107 copies
Tommy Visits the Doctor (Illustrator) 101 copies, 1 review
Best in Children's Books 29 (Illustrator) 65 copies
Best in Children's Books 25 (Illustrator) 64 copies
Best in Children's Books 07 (Illustrator) 62 copies
Best in Children's Books 33 (Illustrator) 60 copies
Best in Children's Books 26 (Illustrator) 51 copies
Best in Children's Books 36 (Illustrator) 41 copies
Best in Children's Books 40 (Illustrator, some editions) 41 copies
Brave Cowboy Bill (Illustrator) 23 copies, 1 review
My Little Golden Dictionary (Illustrator) 22 copies
Little Indian (Illustrator) 20 copies
The Party Pig (Illustrator) 19 copies
Danny Beaver's Secret (Illustrator) 17 copies
Two Little Miners (Illustrator) 17 copies
Pierre Bear (Illustrator) 13 copies
Here Comes the Parade (Illustrator) 12 copies
Big and Little Creatures (Illustrator) 12 copies
Little Benny Wanted a Pony (Illustrator) 11 copies, 1 review
Albert's Zoo: A Stencil Book (Illustrator) 11 copies
Winky Dink A Little Golden Book (Illustrator) 5 copies
Firemen and Fire Engines Stamps (Illustrator) 4 copies
The Golden Treasure Book (Illustrator) 3 copies
Golden A B C Book (Illustrator) 3 copies
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