Harold and the Purple Crayon 50th Anniversary Edition

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HarperCollins, May 15, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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Essential Picture Book Classics—timeless stories for every child to treasure.

"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.

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Review: Harold and the Purple Crayon (Harold #1)

User Review  - Henry - Goodreads

A classic for a reason — one of the greatest and simplest stories to show the power of imagination and the infinite possibilities that even a simple tool can provide. And any story that incorporates ... Read full review

Review: Harold and the Purple Crayon (Harold #1)

User Review  - Jessica (Books: A true story) - Goodreads

I'm trying to read more books from my to-read list and I happened to see Harold and the Purple Crayon at the library. It was on my to-read list only because it was mentioned on Gilmore Girls. But my 4 ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Crockett Johnson is the much-loved author and illustrator of five books about Harold and The Purple Crayon. He is also the illustrator of The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss.

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