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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 8,134 Ratings and 409 Reviews

Book Description
Everyone is busy working, but what do people do all day? Captain Salty and his crew are getting ready to go on a voyage, Sergeant Murphy is working to keep things safe and peaceful. And in the woods Lumberjacks are cutting down the trees. It's a busy day in Busytown. Ages 4-7.
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date05/12/1968
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About Richard Scarry (Author) : Richard Scarry is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Richard Scarry include What Do People Do All Day?, Richard Scarrys Favorite Mothe... more
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6/22/2011 Michaela Kuenster tagged as: Inspired me

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9/23/2009 Jennifer Cobb said: My 5 year old son and 7 year old daughter love this book.
tags: I recommend

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9/20/2009 Donna Marie tagged as: I read

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1/30/2009 Mike Brodie said: I'm jealous. They had to double the scale of this guys books just so he could fit all that happiness inside.

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7/10/2008 Jim Brenneman said: Do I really need to say anything? He is one of my heros!
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