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Harold and the Purple Crayon
Contributor(s): Johnson, Crockett (Author), Johnson, Crockett (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0064430227     ISBN-13: 9780064430227
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 1981
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Annotation: First published in 1955, this classic tells the story of young Harold, whose purple crayon and his imagination take him on wonderful adventures. Full color.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
Dewey: E
LCCN: 55007683
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 440(Not Available)
Series: Purple Crayon Books
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 5.9" W x 7.3" (0.25 lbs) 64 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: New York Times 05/10/1998 pg. 25
New York Times 05/17/1998 pg. 25
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 7318
Reading Level: 3.0   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. But there wasn't any moon, and Harold needed a moon for a walk in the moonlight. Fortunately, he had brought his purple crayon. So he drew a moon. He also needed something to walk on. So he drew a path...

And thus begins one of the most imaginative and enchanting adventures in all of children's books. The creative concept behind this beloved story has intrigued children and kept them absorbed for generations, as page by page unfolds the dramatic and clever adventures of Harold and his purple crayon.


Contributor Bio(s): 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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