A Very Busy School by Richard Scarry
  

A Very Busy School

Written by Richard Scarry
Illustrated by Richard Scarry

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Synopsis

A Very Busy School by Richard Scarry

Step behind the Busytown school walls in this fantastic new boardbook with reusable stickers! There's lots to do at school. Music lessons, sack races, and even stories about knights and dragons. Join Huckle and Lowly as they have a very busy day at school. Take a look around, answer the questions and use your fun reusable stickers to help make this day the busiest school day ever!

About the Author

Richard Scarry

Richard McClure Scarry (June 5, 1919 – April 30, 1994), last name pronounced like "scary", was an enormously popular children's author and illustrator who published over 300 books with total sales of 300 million worldwide.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, where his parents ran a shop. The Scarry family enjoyed a comfortable life even during the time of the Great Depression. Following high school graduation, Scarry enrolled in a business college but soon dropped out, finding it not to his liking. He then studied art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he remained until being drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II.

Scarry's characters are almost always anthropomorphic animals. Occasionally this leads to the irony of portraying animals as farmers, tending livestock, including the infamous example of a pig portrayed as a butcher, selling ham and frankfurters behind a counter. Using animals in place of humans allowed Scarry to avoid giving the characters specific racial or ethnic traits, which may have helped broaden their appeal. His books have been popular with children throughout the world.


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Book Info

Format

Board book
16 pages
Interest Age: From To 5

Author

Richard Scarry
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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Publication date

6th February 2006

ISBN

9780007215355


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