What Do People Do All Day?

What Do People Do All Day?

Children's, New & Recommended, Picture Books
Paperback Published on: 04/03/2010
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What Do People Do All Day?
a brilliant book
I have always loved Richard Scarry books. They have stuck with me throughout my life. It has always been something I have looked for to give to a child. Th... READ MORE


Richard Scarry’s classic has been a favourite with children the world over for more than 50 years. Share in the magic of Scarry’s Busytown with this beautiful paperback edition. This gorgeous paperback edition of the beloved Scarry classic is packed with things to spot on every page. What Do People Do All Day? is beautiful, fun and has been a favourite with children of all ages for more than 50 years. Everyone is busy in Busytown – from train drivers to doctors, from mothers to sailors, in police stations and on fire engines. Follow lots of busy people working through their busy days! Captain Salty and his crew are getting ready to go on a voyage; Doctor Lion is busy at the hospital; Sergeant Murphy is working hard to keep things safe and peaceful; and engineers are building new roads. Packed full of activity and funny details to discover, this celebration of Busytown and its inhabitants will keep curious minds occupied for hours on end! Perfect for ages 3 and up.

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780007353699
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 280 x 220 x 5 mm

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What Do People Do All Day?
Firm favourite
My 3 year old adores this book. So much to talk about in each page. It is beautifully illustrated. Written in the 50s some of it obviously dated but it doe... READ MORE
Ciara Stuart
What Do People Do All Day?
Nostalgic but shocking
I loved this book as a kid but, reading it now, I have chosen not to share it with my daughter. They really need to release a new version that reflects con... READ MORE
Kathryn Anderson