Richard Scarry Mr. Paint Pig's ABC's (Board Books)

By Richard Scarry, Random House (Illustrator)

Golden Books, 9780449819029, 12pp.

Publication Date: July 23, 2013



When kids want to learn concepts, there's no better place to start than with a flap book.

And an alphabet extravaganza by Richard Scarry makes it a surefire winner.

With all of the fun, detail-oriented illustrations that have made Richard Scarry a global phenomenon, learning the ABC's is just a secondary benefit to the fun of the oversized flaps and silly doings as Mr. Paint Pig paints everything in sight.

About the Author

Generations of children all over the world have grown up spending hours poring over RICHARD SCARRY's oversize books filled with all the details of their lives. No other illustrator has shown such interest in the day-to-day words and concepts of childhood. Scarry was raised and educated in Boston. After five years of drawing maps and designing graphics for the U.S. Army, he moved to New York to pursue a career in commercial art. But after showing his portfolio to one of the original editors at Golden Books, he found a home for himself. In the extraordinary career that followed, Richard Scarry illustrated over 100 books, including almost thirty Little Golden Books and ten Big Golden Book, many of which have never been out of print.