With the help of booksellers and librarians from around the world, we’ve created this collection of 200 iconic HarperCollins titles—beloved books that have inspired, informed, entertained, and endured.
Whether they are prizewinners, runaway bestsellers, groundbreaking nonfiction, or simply a favorite novel, these books have all had a singular influence on our literary culture.
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HarperCollins has held UK and Commonwealth rights to Scarry’s wonderful books since 1969. Readers relish the amusing detail of Scarry’s distinctive drawings, and this perpetually popular book epitomizes his unique style and humor. Like other Busytown titles, What Do People Do All Day? continues to entertain and educate young readers.