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Happy Birthday Richard Scarry

9780007189434 Children's book author Richard Scarry was born today. The Libraries has a number of this classic author and illustrator's books in its collection, many of them considered rare:

At the National Museum of Air and Space Library:

Richard Scarry's great big air book, written and illustrated by Richard Scarry. New York, Random House [1971].

At the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library Bradley Rare Book Room:

A nonsense alphabet. Edward Lear. Pictures by Richard Scarry. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, c1962.

Asticot apprend l'alphabet. Richard Scarry. Traduit de l'américain par Marie Tenaille. [Paris]: Gautier-Languereau, c1988.

Richard Scarry's all around busytown!: a pop-up book with flaps and pull-tabs on all sides! Richard Scarry. New York: Little Simon, 2001.

Richard Scarry's pop-up time. Richard Scarry. Designed by Jim Deesing. Paper engineered by Bruce Reifel. New York, N.Y.: Simon Spotlight, c1997.

Richard Scarry's pop-up numbers. Richard Scarry. Paper engineering Renée Jablow. New York: Simon & Schuster, c1996.

Richard Scarry's pop-up colors. Richard Scarry. Paper engineered by Renée Jablow. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, c1996.

Richard Scarry's Busytown pop-up book. Paper engineering by Ib Penick. New York: Random House, c1979.

Image courtesy of Harper Collins


  1. I am too late i know.. Belated Happy Birthday…

  2. I am really too late to greet Mr. Richard. Sorry for that..please accept my belated happy birthday!

  3. Happy Happy Birthday to you Richard. Cheers for that!

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