Paul Smith's designs
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Sir Paul Smith reimagines Richard Scarry's illustrations

Millions of children have grown up with picture books written and illustrated by Richard Scarry. By the time he died in 1994 he had sold more than a 100 million copies around the world.

One of his best known creations is Cars and Trucks and Things That Go, first published 40 years ago.

To celebrate its success, designer Sir Paul Smith has created new covers and packaging for the work.

The BBC's Rebecca Jones reports.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on November 6 2014.

  • 06 Nov 2014