June 5, 1919. Author and illustrator of childrens books born at Boston, MA. Two widely known books of the more than 250 authored by Scarry are Richard Scarrys Best Word Book Ever (1965) and Richard Scarrys Please & Thank You (1973). The pages are crowded with small animal charactersthat live like humans. More than 100 million copies of his books have soldworldwide. Died Apr 30, 1994, at Gstaad, Switzerland.
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