Author(s): Richard Scarry
In Richard Scarry's busy world, there's always something new to discover. Not only do his books encourage word identification and early preschool concepts, they also open kids' eyes to their community and the wider world just waiting to be explored. We are re-establishing Random House/Golden Books for Young Readers as THE home of Richard Scarry-both classic and Busytown-with our rebranded and refocused publishing program.
This includes a fresh new look and branding, reviving lost treasures from the backlist, and offering a variety of formats and price points. Richard Scarry is and always will be a one-of-a-kind, timeless brand. It overtly promises unparalleled quality, consistently delivering the biggest, best, and busiest experiences for each new generation of kids.
Generations of children around the world have grown up spending hours poring over books by the late RICHARD SCARRY filled with all the colorful details of their daily lives. No other illustrator has shown such a lively interest in the words and concepts of early childhood. He began his career at Golden Books in the 1940s, and he remains one of the world's best-loved children's authors EVER! He was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in 2012.