Best Lowly Worm Book Ever! (Richard Scarry)
By Richard Scarry
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385387828, 32pp.)
Publication Date: August 26, 2014
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The debut of a newly discovered, never before published, classic-in-the-making from Richard Scarry is cause for joyous celebration!
Join Richard Scarry’s most beloved character, Lowly Worm, in this fun, engaging picture book. It’s quite the busy day for Lowly Worm. Whether he is at school, on the farm, helping his friends, or zooming about in his apple car, Lowly always gives young readers plenty to see and discover. Learning new words, counting along, and finding their favorite characters in the illustrations, children will repeatedly pore over this newly discovered Richard Scarry gem, lovingly completed by his son, Huck Scarry.
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. Scarry 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.
The younger Scarry, also an illustrator, found a draft of Best Lowly Worm Book Ever! in his dad's Swiss chalet. He says all that was missing was the final art, "so that's what I did." More at NPR.org
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