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Richard Scarry

Autism, Communication, Books and Cartoons

David Royko | Posted 12.18.2016 | Parents
David Royko

In the old, dark Bettelheim days of autism, it was assumed by many that those with the disorder didn't desire communication. We've since come to understand that a lack of ability doesn't necessarily reflect a lack of desire.

Side-By-Side Photos Show Important Changes To Bestselling Kids' Book

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents

In 1963, author Richard Scarry published Best Word Book Ever, which soon became a bestselling children's classic. Since then, the book has undergone ...

Google Gets 'Busy' With Richard Scarry

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology

Today, Google's homepage logo features the bustling, animals-only city called Busytown, created by author and illustrator Richard Scarry. Scarry w...

Returning to Busytown: Remembering Richard Scarry

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

Born in Boston in 1919, Scarry was a terrible student who loathed school. He was, however, a talented illustrator.