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Richard Scarry

Famous for his anthropomorphic animal characters and very busy illustrations, Richard Scarry was born on 5 June, 1919 in Boston and died on 30 April, 1994 in Switzerland. He has published over 300 books with sales of over 100 million worldwide.

He studied at Boston Museum School and started illustration books in his distinctive style in 1949. His first book, The Best Word Book Ever, was published in 1963 and quickly became an international bestseller.


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