Harold and the Purple Crayon

Crockett Johnson (Author) Crockett Johnson (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
June 09, 1981
Pages
64
Dimensions
5.9 X 7.3 X 0.5 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780064430227

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About the Author

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.

Crockett Johnson was the pen name of cartoonist and children's book illustrator David Johnson Leisk (October 20,1906-July 11, 1975). He is best known for the Harold series of books, which began with Harold and the Purple Crayon, and for the comic strip Barnaby. He was married to the children's book author Ruth Krauss, with whom he collaborated on several books, including The Carrot Seed

Reviews

"This popular translation of one of the world's most beloved children's books, "Harold and the Purple Crayon, " is now available in a bold new trim size with a bright and engaging treatment of the original cover art. For generations, children have cherished this ingenious and original little picture story." --"Horn Book"