November 28, 2005

When I Was A Boy, The Porter Cat Was Black

Here's a photoset on flickr that tracks some of the interesting changes between the 1963 edition of Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever and the 1991 re-issue.

Just one example from the cover: the cat pushing the stroller is now a dad.

The Best Word Book Ever,1963 and 1991, by kokogiak [flickr via waxy]
Buy Scarry's Best Word Book Ever! with as-yet undocumented 1999 revisions on Amazon.

Previously: Judging from this scary Scarry bio, I'd bet the original edition's outtakes are even more hi-larious

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