Richard Scarry's A Day at the Airport

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Random House, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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Sally, Huckle, and Lowly are supposed to go sailing with Huckle and Sally's father, but it starts to rain. Father says they will have to stay inside and play, but their friend Rudolf von Flugel saves the day when he picks the kids up in his airplane-car and whisks them off to the airport for a fun day of sightseeing. Full of airport fun and "Scarry" mishaps.

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Review: Richard Scarry's A Day at the Airport

User Review  - Asho - Goodreads

Naturally, this book was a hit! My two-year-old loves all of his Richard Scarry books, from the original to the ones like this that are written by the "Richard Scarry Corporation," to be specific ... Read full review

Review: Richard Scarry's A Day at the Airport

User Review  - J Marsano - Goodreads

I bought this because I love aircraft and airports. Accordingly, I would like my son to like airports. Also, I loved Richard Scarry when I was a kid. I was pretty sure Da was going to score with this ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Richard Scarry Born on June 5, 1919 in Boston. He attended Boston's Museum of Fine Arts School, studying art from 1939 to 1942. He served in the army as an art director, editor, and writer of information publications in North Africa and Italy. After the war Scarry worked in New York as a free-lance illustrator. His first book, Two Little Miners, was published in 1949, followed by five other children's books, published by Simon and Schuster in the same year. He worked throughout the 50's illustrating books done by various authors, usually for Golden Press. In 1963 he made his breakthrough with Richard Scarry's Best World Book Ever. The large-format book sold seven million copies in twelve years. He also illustrated several books written by J.D. Bevington. After twenty years with Golden Books, Scarry decided to move to Ramdom House. Scarry published over 300 books with total sales of 300 million worldwide, more than any other author. Richard Scarry died in his home in Gstaad on April 30, 1994.

Richard Scarry's funny, detailed illustrations have thrilled children for generations.

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