Harold and the Purple Crayon
- Paperback | 62 pages
- 147.32 x 187.96 x 7.62mm | 120g
- 08 Jul 2011
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- HarperCollins Children's Books
- New York, NY, United States
- w. col. ill.
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"One night, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight."
Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement.
Full of funny twists and surprises, this joyful story shows just how far your imagination can take you. Harold and the Purple Crayon has delighted readers of all ages for over fifty years.
About Crockett Johnson
For many years the author and illustrator of the popular comic strip Barnaby, Mr. Johnson also illustrated many wonderful children's books, including Ruth Krauss's The Carrot Seed. He is perhaps best remembered for his own slyly engaging books about a small boy named Harold and his journeys with a purple crayon.