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Richard Scarry's Favorite Storybook Ever (Picture Book) Hardcover – October 14, 2003


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 3 - 7 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool - 2
  • Series: Picture Book
  • Hardcover: 72 pages
  • Publisher: Golden Books (October 14, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375825495
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375825491
  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 10.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #72,723 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com Review

Sergeant Murphy, Huckle, Lowly, Mr. Fixit, and the rest of the Busytown citizens are busy indeed in this big treasury from beloved storyteller, Richard Scarry . Sixteen stories are collected from the classic Richard Scarry's Funniest Storybook Ever and Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day?, including "The Talking Bread," "Building a New Road," "The Unlucky Day," "A Visit to the Hospital," and "Sergeant Murphy and the Banana Thief." A whole new generation will giggle at the slapstick antics and gentle misfortunes of Scarry's colorfully drawn animal characters as they go about their everyday lives building houses, mailing birthday letters, and going fishing. In addition to the warm, funny stories, Richard Scarry's books are terrific language builders. Children pore over every page, lingering to find the droll little details they may not have caught their first--or fifty-first--time around. (Ages 2 to 6) --Emilie Coulter

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Step into Richard Scarry?s Busytown, where pigs drive speedboats, a raccoon delivers the mail, and an absent-minded rabbit gets stuck in wet cement. Sixteen favorite stories are featured in this full-color, hardcover storybook collection.

More About the Author

Richard Scarry is one of the world's best-loved children's authors EVER!
His books are always filled with fun, and always filled with fun pictures
which children can pour over again and again and again.
His books have sold many millions of copies around the world, and are
currently published in over twenty languages.
Richard Scarry was born in Boston, Massachussetts in 1919. He was
married to Patricia Scarry, also a children's writer. Their son Huck
carries-on Richard Scarry's work today.
Richard Scarry passed away at his home of Gstaad, Switzerland in 1994.
Whenever asked how old he was, he would always put up one hand and
laugh: " Five!" . And he was always right !

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A great book for reading to the kids.
J. Crawford
When shopping for books for my 3 year old grandson's visit, I remembered my son's love of Richard Scarry's books.
Katherine B. Jackson
The stories are entertaining and fun to read and all the details make the book so special to young children.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

27 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Jen L. on November 25, 2007
Format: Hardcover
My two young sons LOVE this book (4 and 2 yrs old). It is a perfect sampling of Richard Scarrry's stories and pictures. My 4 year old picks it out everyday to read during his quiet time. Non readers can enjoy the pictures so much that they can be captivated by it for most of an hour. It has some of his Mother Goose rhymes, some Aesope's fables, plenty of pictures out of his "Word Book" with everyday pictures (ie: "The Kitchen", or "Clothing") labeled with their words, and some very classic and silly Richard Scarry stories. Some pages teach colors, ABC's, shapes, counting, seasons, manners, all about trees, flowers, trains, boats, cars and trucks, and much more! Our family loves the way Richard Scarry (and Patricia Scarry) write stories that look at the world through the eyes of a child - simple, silly, and full of everyday wonder. This book could be a text book of childhood!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Domestic Goddess on September 16, 2009
Format: Hardcover
Richard Scarry's work was very new to me since I did not grow up in the US. Someone gave my 1-year old his "A Day at the Airport" and I thought it cluttered with its fine type and detailed sketches. "A baby can't focus on those details," I thought. Well, a baby can't, but that baby is now 2-years old, and he can. He absolutely loves the books. This particular volume collects 16 of Scarry's best known stories in a lovely hardback format (makes it easier to handle when in bed). My son adores the playful sketches and we make up stories as we go along since Scarry's gift is his drawing, not his prose or his narratives. The pictures combine "real" things (of steamrollers and back hoe loaders) with childlike characters (Lowly the worm is a current favorite)doing things that our urban son frequently wishes he could. He has learned how a letter gets sorted to get to its recipient, how bread is baked, how roads are made, all through Scarry's playful combination of image and character. As our son grows older, he is seeing more in each image and story and that's fantastic. I'd recommend this warmly for a 2+ year old.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Katherine B. Jackson on June 5, 2010
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When shopping for books for my 3 year old grandson's visit, I remembered my son's love of Richard Scarry's books. "Favorite Storybook Ever" is one of the two I purchased. Myles must have requested that book be read to him five times a day!! We poured over the pictures and talked about the funny vehicles like the pickle truck and always had to hunt for Goldbug!
Richard Scarry is a must for any young library.
Granny Texas
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By M. Cavazos on April 3, 2010
Format: Hardcover
These books will keep your toddler or preschooler busy just pouring through the illustrations. The /illustrations are detailed and pleasing. And reading the stories is fun for me because they are genuinely funny and sweet.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Kevin A. Jones on February 2, 2010
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....and so did my daughter. After having read 'Cars and Trucks' (same author) a million times, I decided to go for a new book to read. And read it we did. The stories do not grab her nearly as much as the cool drawings. We read it a million times, and will probably read it a million more!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By M. Catalano on January 15, 2007
Format: Hardcover
All of Richard Scarry's books are geared towards teaching children language in a fun and interesting way. My 10 month old twins are already enjoying looking at the pictures and hearing me read to them. I recommend all his books!
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Sarah Starks on February 6, 2008
Format: Hardcover
This has the most memorable stories of the Richard Scarry books from my childhood. I remember looking at all the pictures in What do People Do All Day, and finding all my favorite characters in the very busy pictures, but the story I vividly remember is the the story of the Talking Bread, which is in this book (Favorite Storybook Ever). Lots of fun!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By BeNel on December 29, 2010
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This book has so many great stories in it and illustrations. Entertaining to read to the kids and also for them to look at for a long time. Perfect for entertaining in the car!
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