Archive for August 24th, 2013

August 24, 2013

It’s a busy busy world

One of my favorite books as a young kid was Richard Scarry’s illustrated sort books. They all involved animals as people in all traditional ethnic roles. Cats, dogs, foxes, worms, rabbits, pigs and usually a large lumbering bear. So when I found this vintage photograph it reminded me of his world made real.

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It seems bears have good balance. And for a reminder of his loose illustrative style. Lively, chaotic, family, work, food: Busy.

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And here’s a fox on a motorcycle. Reynard seems like a better rider than Ursa…

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I learned about the wide wide world in this book…

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