Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year Ever by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry’s Best Busy Year Ever by Richard Scarry
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Pages: 72 Hardcover
Date Published: April 5th 2011 (orig. 1991)
Publisher: Sterling

A classic Richard Scarry Busytown picture book-back in print!
Scarry captures all the hustle and bustle of Busytown through a series of delightful, brightly illustrated stories. Flossie, Big Hilda, Mother Cat, Squeaky Mouse, and a cast of Scarry’s popular characters are off to pick spring flowers, watch fireworks at the Pig family picnic, help the mail carrier deliver letters, and celebrate holidays, family, and friends. It’s the best busy year ever!

Read on July 22, 2011 — I own a copy

I love Richard Scarry. Much of my childhood I can remember spending hours on my belly on the floor pouring over some adventure or another with Richard Scarry’s characters. MY favorite was the Big Book of things to do on a Rainy Day, although I’m not sure of the exact title. (We even had a German Richard Scarry from my brother’s childhood – during my father’s military career!)

This book is awesome. Seasonal things and vocabulary make this a great education and entertainment resource. I am delighted to have this for my daughter’s very own first Richard Scarry, but it definitely will not be her last.


*Thanks to Sterling for providing a copy for review.*

Legendary American artist and writer RICHARD SCARRY wrote and illustrated more than 300 books, which have sold over 200 million copies worldwide.

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  • I didn’t realize Mr. Scarry’s books were still around. I’ll have to keep an eye out for them. I remember loving to look at all the details in his illustrations when I would read the books to my little brother.
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