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A more progressive Richard Scarry

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 09, 2015

In a photo set on Flickr, Alan Taylor compares the 1963 and 1991 editions of Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever and notes many changes to make it more progressive and inclusive, particularly with regard to gender roles. For instance, in this one, Mother is joined by Father in the kitchen:

Inclusive Richard Scarry

And in this one, “beautiful screaming lady” becomes “cat in danger”:

Inclusive Richard Scarry

(via fusion)

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