Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
Features
Newletters and Alerts

Buy now from Random House

  • Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!
  • Written by Richard Scarry
  • Format: Board | ISBN: 9780394873749
  • Our Price: $39.95
  • Quantity:
See more online stores - Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!

Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!

Written by Richard ScarryAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever! Cover

Bookmark,
Share & Shelve:

  • Add This - Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!
  • Email this page - Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!
  • Print this page - Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!
ABOUT THE BOOK ABOUT THE BOOK
ABOUT THE AUTHOR ABOUT THE AUTHOR
This book has no tags.
You can add some at Library Thing.
Synopsis

Synopsis

Illus. in full color. "Two feet high, this board book is as tall as a toddler. Scarry packs countless pictures of his characters on the wide pages, each perky creature identified by a short word or phrase. Strongly constructed, it's a can't-fail item for small boys and girls."--Publishers Weekly.  
Richard Scarry

About Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry - Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever!
Richard Scarry is one of the world's best-loved children's authors EVER! Generations of children all over the world have grown up spending hours poring over his books filled with all the colorful details of their daily lives. No other illustrator has shown such a lively interest in the words and concepts of early childhood. For himself, whenever he was asked how old he was, Scarry would always put up one hand and laugh, saying, "five!"
 
Born in 1919, Richard Scarry was raised and educated in Boston, Massachusetts. After five years of drawing maps and designing graphics for the U.S. Army, he moved to New York to pursue a career in commercial art. But after showing his portfolio to one of the original editors at Golden Books, he found the perfect home for his children's books.
 
The assignments first given to Scarry tended to be Little Golden Books that featured popular characters of the day, such as Winky Dink, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Smokey the Bear. EventuallyScarry created many original characters such as Lowly Worm and Huckle Cat. But first came Nicholas, a young rabbit clad in red overalls, for the now-iconic board book I Am A Bunny. After Scarry married children's textbook writer Patricia Murphy, she wrote many stories for him as Patsy Scarry, including the bestselling Little Golden Books Good Night, Little Bear and The Bunny Book. In his extraordinary career, Richard Scarry illustrated over 150 books, many of which have never been out of print. His books have sold over 100 million copies around the world, and are currently published in over twenty languages. Richard Scarry, Jr., also an illustrator, carries on his father's work today under the name of Huck Scarry. Richard Scarry passed away at his home of Gstaad, Switzerland in 1994. He was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Society of Illustrators in 2012.

  • Richard Scarry's Biggest Word Book Ever! by Richard Scarry
  • August 12, 1985
  • Juvenile Fiction - Concepts - Words
  • Random House Books for Young Readers
  • $39.95
  • 9780394873749

Your E-Mail Address
send me a copy

Recipient's E-Mail Address
(multiple addresses may be separated by commas)

A personal message: