Sunday, September 25, 2005

It's.... PEOPLE!

Taken from one of Paul's childhood Richard Scarry books - now one of Sophie's favorites.
what do people do all day?
Does anyone else find this disturbing?

Closeup, in case you missed it the first time:

She's feeding her family BACON!

Our version is from 1968... the book is abridged now, and what's been cut? Hmmmm...
(from an review:) They removed 4 stories from the original: busy (stay at home) mom, water treatment plants, electricity and how we get it, and Sgt. Murphy the Busytown policeman.
Wonder why? Some reviewers complain that the women's roles are sexist. But we know the real truth:


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