Posts Tagged: Richard Scarry

The Best Word Book Ever, Then and Then


In 1991, the editors of Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever made some key editorial changes in an effort to level the race, gender and religious biases of the original 1963 edition. The side-by-side comparison offers a composite look at changing times, and highlights the treasured-relic status of the old version.


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