A Picture for Harold's Room

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Fitzgerald Books, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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Harold becomes very small while drawing a picture on his bedroom wall! Only a very clever artist can find his way home now. Includes colorful illustrations and a note to caregivers.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

That intrepid toddler Harold turns to interior decoration in this sixth title devoted to his crayon-created adventures, deciding that his room needs a picture, and setting out to draw one. It's hard ... Read full review

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User Review  - cokabr - Overstock.com

First bought it to show it to someone who never heard of Harold and the Purple Crayon this this was pass over to my Granddaughter and she loves it. Her school even took her class to see a play on Harold. Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Crockett Johnson, pen name for David Johnson Leisk, was born October, 20, 1906 in New York City. He studied art at Cooper Union in 1924 and New York University in 1925. He wrote political cartoons for the New Masses from 1940-1943. In 1942, his popular character Barnaby first appeared in the newspaper, PM, and was later syndicated into 52 American newspapers. He married author Ruth Krauss in the early 1940s and illustrated three of her children's books: The Carrot Seed, How to Make an Earthquake, and The Happy Egg. His first children's book, Who's Upside Down? was published in 1952. His well-known series with his character Harold, began in 1955 with Harold and the Purple Crayon. He died of lung cancer on July 11, 1975 at the age of 68.

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