The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon (omnibus)

The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon (omnibus)

by Crockett Johnson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060291297
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/03/2000
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

Crockett Johnson was born in New York and spent his childhood on Long Island. He acquired his art education at New York University and at Cooper Union.

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.

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The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon (omnibus) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
lesleydawn on LibraryThing 6 days ago
My four year old daughter loves this collection of Harold stories. The illustrations are simplistic and allow a child's imagination to create their own images.
224perweek More than 1 year ago
Excellent book. My kids loved this when they were kids and now my grandbabies will enjoy it.
psycheKK More than 1 year ago
A while ago I reviewed "Not A Box" (Book 29) and commented on how it reminded me of "Harold and the Purple Crayon". I liked "Not A Box" because the genderless rabbit could be male or female and therefore could appeal to a boy or a girl. I love "Harold", though, because he reminds me of my fair-haired, toddling son.  Not only that, "Harold" is about a child's imagination, which I think is an excellent subject for a children's book, especially a clever child's imagination.  The illustrations are simple; the colors are few, although purple does play a prominent role; and the result is perfection in illustration.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago