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Summer #bookaday Book 13: Richard Scarry's BEST Little Golden Books EVER!

If you haven’t noticed yet, I grew up reading a lot of Little Golden Books.  (For another one of my son’s favorite Little Golden Book stories, click… 247 more words


STAMPY! But it's what's on the outside that counts: Sent to Australia

This is all for another swap-bot stamp trade, in which we are to send our assigned partner 25 postage stamps, old or new (I sent 32).   76 more words

getting the most from a children's book

June 5th is Richard Scarry’s birthday.  We loved his wonderful children’s books, with the clever illustrations and images of everyday situations.  Best Word Book Ever and Busy Busy Town entertained my children for several years.   492 more words

A Boy Abed

I drew this back in 2011, as practice. An illustration by Richard Scarry in The Golden Book of 365 Stories inspired the drawing. The drawing, in turn, (along with my son Jack, who was four at the time), inspired the poem. 161 more words


Richard Scarry

“Ma and Pa and Pickles and Penny Pig are going on a picnic.  Here comes Ma with the picnic basket.  Please hurry up, Ma.”

I admit, I brought this on myself.   982 more words


Vehicle City

After four flights and associated airports in <36 hours, I returned home depleted but decided that what I did for work Thursday was delightfully rather like being in a… 207 more words


Just For Fun, by Patricia Scarry, illustrated by Richard Scarry

Somewhere in the boxes of my childhood, I have my “original” copy of Just For Fun.  But I hadn’t seen it in so long that I despaired of ever passing the book on, to our son.   675 more words

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