Top 10 Books by Richard Scarry

 

Richard Scarry was a bestselling author who wrote books for preschoolers. He was an amazing illustrator and started his career as an illustrator only.

With over 300 million copies sold worldwide, he is known to write books which will provide some real-world teaching in a fun way. So, here’s a list of best Richard Scarry books in order-

 

Best Word Book Ever

The book is perfect for educating preschoolers who won’t even know how to read, and it is also for those who can read. The book as the name suggests has a lot of words which kids should learn for usage; this book is one of Richard Scarry best sellers.

Read it For:
This book will teach a kid in a very fun way, it is something that won’t bore the kid after 5 minutes or so. It is something the kid will fall in love with.
Don't Read it For:
There are not bad points for this book but one can still say that it has very fewer words and more words would have made it suitable for various age groups.
What makes this book stand out?:
The illustrations in the book are amazing, and that’s what one expects from an expert illustrator like Richard Scarry.

Cars, Trucks, and Things That Go

This book has every vehicle that moves on the road, on every page a kid will find something new and not a kid but also as a grown-up you can enjoy the fantasy vehicles there in the book. From cars to trucks to the cars of mice, the writer has covered everything.

Read it For:
It is one of the best ways to make a kid fall in love with vehicles, which are very important part of our lives and amazing as well.
Don't Read it For:
The Richard Scarry book is amazing, but some may feel that it is giving some unrealistic knowledge to the kid, but you cannot say that for a kid’s book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The illustrations and descriptions; again are amazing, and it has to be.

What do people do all day?

The book has illustrated the real world jobs that are going on. It gives the readers an insight into how things work in the real world. There are amazing stories and pictures to explain everything.

Read it For:
This book considered as one of Richard Scarry best books is something every kid should read to understand the world in which we adults live, and the world they will have to live in, after some years.
Don't Read it For:
There are few jobs which are unreal, and some may argue that it can give kids wrong ideas however it is nothing major, and one should not mind that.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is compact for kids to read and learn in a day on their own or within hours if an adult is dictating everything.

Busy Town Boat Race

This busy town series this time brings the story of a big boat race approaching and how people compete in the race. The busy town series shows some everyday things which go on in a real world.

Read it For:
The book is entertaining; I enjoyed it even as an adult
Don't Read it For:
In the book it is shown that every kid enjoys a lot at home and is super comfortable at home, it is true but if it is misunderstood then the kid can get just the opposite message.
What makes this book stand out?:
The author has shown some serious creativity in his work, and he has to after all he is dealing with kids, the most creative beings in the universe.
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Funniest Story Book Ever

The book has amazing stories of busy town featuring Scarry animals; they go through day to day work in a very fun way which is something adults can enjoy as well

Read it For:
The book is entertaining, and it will help in enhancing your kid’s exploration abilities. They would be more curious if the current level was not enough for you.
Don't Read it For:
The book is something the older kids may not indulge in as much as preschoolers as it is aimed for them only, so make sure you check the age group before getting a book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is really fun and will make even an adult extremely curious about everything.

Best Counting Book Ever

This book offers an amazing way to teach your kid elementary mathematics. The book has a story about Willy Bunny and his busy day of counting. Numbers are present everywhere from 1 to 100 so kids will learn while they read and enjoy the pictures.

Read it For:
As everything is not spilled out directly, the kids will have to observe and find everything for themselves, so it will develop their observation skill which is an important function we need as adults.
Don't Read it For:
If the kid is born to hate math then obviously you know they will hate the book, it, however, depends on the parent’s way of presenting and bribing kids into reading this book for good.
What makes this book stand out?:
The author has designed this book to be fun while teaching the kids some important things; it is different from other books.

Busy, Busy World

The book has stories of animals working all day very hard in 33 different nations. The book will not only work as something a kid can use to learn about real life jobs but also to learn some things about different cultures.

Read it For:
The kid will learn to respect other cultures if exposed to them from an early age and this book can be a step towards it.
Don't Read it For:
The book has nothing bad at, a very nice and must-read book; some may find it a bit unreal, again but don’t expect anything else from a book for kids.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book will allow kids to imagine what things are like and delivering that perfectly is hard.

Busiest People Ever

This book is about people who do the toughest jobs on the planet, and it is every job. The author gives an insight of how airports, harbors, farms, households, etc. run.

Read it For:
The book will let the kid enjoy while learning about several jobs in life and maybe get inspired to do a few of them or maybe all of them.
Don't Read it For:
It is something people can argue for being unreal apart from that there is nothing bad about the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The way in which author has presented everything is amazing and creative.

Planes and Rockets and Things that fly

This book is the best companion of cars, trucks, and things that go. It offers knowledge about how things fly with the help of short stories in which people fly off to the moon in their rockets, flying jets, and everything.

Read it For:
Really nice way to develop an inclination towards transport overall and flying means specifically.
Don't Read it For:
The book has no bad points, everything is purely for kids, so nothing is wrong here.
What makes this book stand out?:
The presentation of the book is very nice; kids will enjoy the book.

The Great Big Mystery Book

The book features a collection of mystery stories written by Scarry, and the stories have Sam Cat and Dudley Pig as lead, one of the most loved Scarry animals.

Read it For:
The book has fascinating stories, buy it
Don't Read it For:
If the kid is above 8 or 9 years, then they may not dig it as much as a 5 year old will
What makes this book stand out?:
The book is something different and nicely presented.

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