Harold and the Purple Crayon


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From beloved children's book creator Crockett Johnson comes the timeless classic Harold and the Purple Crayon This imagination-sparking picture book belongs on every child's bookshelf.

One evening Harold decides to go for a walk in the moonlight. Armed only with an oversize purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement.

Harold and his trusty crayon travel through woods and across seas and past dragons before returning to bed, safe and sound. Full of funny twists and surprises, this charming story shows just how far your imagination can take you.

"A satisfying artistic triumph." --Chris Van Allsburg, author-illustrator of The Polar Express

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Author: Crockett Johnson
Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 06/09/1981
Series: Purple Crayon Books
Pages: 64
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 7.30h x 5.90w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780064430227
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 7318 / Harold and the Purple Crayon


Review Citation(s):
New York Times 05/10/1998 pg. 25
New York Times 05/17/1998 pg. 25

About the Author
Johnson, Crockett: -

Crockett Johnson (1906-1975) was the writer and illustrator of over twenty books for children, including the beloved classic Harold and the Purple Crayon, six subsequent adventures starring Harold, and The Carrot Seed, written by his wife, Ruth Krauss. He was also the creator of the groundbreaking Barnaby, one of the most influential and ingenious comic strips of the twentieth century.

Johnson, Crockett: -

Crockett Johnson (1906-1975) was the writer and illustrator of over twenty books for children, including the beloved classic Harold and the Purple Crayon, six subsequent adventures starring Harold, and The Carrot Seed, written by his wife, Ruth Krauss. He was also the creator of the groundbreaking Barnaby, one of the most influential and ingenious comic strips of the twentieth century.

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