Clarkson Potter Bring the Crayons Home
Clarkson Potter Bring the Crayons Home

Bring the Crayons Home

By Drew Daywalt

$14.99

Publication Date: July 7, 2020

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Ages 3 to 7, Grades P to 2

The crayons who quit come to life with this one-of-a-kind set of twelve crayons and letter-writing stationery inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit!

This box of crayons comes with all twelve characters from the beloved children’s book The Day the Crayons Quit, including stubby Blue Crayon, who needed a break from coloring oceans and lakes, and overworked Red Crayon, who had to work on Christmas and Valentine’s Day. In addition, a set of twelve letter-writing sheets and corresponding envelopes are nestled into the box, encouraging children to write letters to their friends, family, teachers, neighbors, and heroes.

The papers and envelopes are printed with colors and patterns that bring the magic of the crayons’ story to life. Each of the crayons wears a wrapper printed with the characters’ memorable faces (with the exception of Peach, who is naked!): You’ll see Purple’s exhausted expression, Yellow’s jealous grimace, Green’s pleased grin, and more. The crayons implore you to bring them home. Will you?

About the Author

Drew Daywalt grew up in a haunted house, but now lives in a Southern California home haunted only by his wife, two kids, and a German shepherd. A Hollywood screenwriter when he is not writing for young readers, Drew is the #1 bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.His favorite crayon is Black.

Author Residence: Oak Park, CA

Author Hometown: Hudson, OH

Oliver Jeffers is a creator of art for adults and children. His picture books have received numerous awards and much critical acclaim. The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home were both #1 New York Times bestsellers. Oliver has become one of the world's most in-demand artists, creating pieces and graphics for TED talks, The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and U2's lyric video to the song "Ordinary Love."

Illustrator Residence: Brooklyn, NY

Illustrator Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Format: Other Merchandise

Length: 24 pages

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

Publication Date: July 7, 2020

ISBN: 9780593136225

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