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Richard Scarry’s Storybook Dictionary

Richard Scarry

Classic Richard Scarry: gifted humourist, national treasure, newly published by Faber.

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It is time to give Babykins his bath.
Mother is wearing her raincoat.
Babykins isn’t wearing anything.

Kids will have hours of fun and learning with Richard Scarry characters like Lowly Worm and Hilda Hippo as they go on an adventure of discovery from A to Z. With thousands of pictures in full colour and charming stories, this one-of-a-kind treasure is sure to be a favourite with parents and kids alike.

‘An awe-inspiring legacy.’ Dapo Adeola
‘Treasure troves of detail.’ Chris Mould
‘A delight.’ Sara Ogilvie
‘What a talent.’ David Tazzyman
‘The epitome of charm.’ Sheena Dempsey
‘One of my favourite illustrators.’ Allen Fatimaharan
‘So much fun.’ Neal Layton
‘Zen-like chaos.’ Rikin Parekh
‘Extraordinarily detailed illustrations.’ Arthur Robins


Richard Scarry is unquestionably one of the most-loved children’s authors of all time. He wrote more than 250 books which have gone on to sell more than 150 million copies globally that have been translated into dozens of languages. Mr. Scarry, who was born in Boston and moved to Switzerland in 1968, once wrote: ‘It’s a precious thing to be…

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