Harold and the Purple Crayon (Library Binding)

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Description


One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. But there wasn't any moon, and Harold needed a moon for a walk in the moonlight. Fortunately, he had brought his purple crayon. So he drew a moon. He also needed something to walk on. So he drew a path...

And thus begins one of the most imaginative and enchanting adventures in all of children's books. The creative concept behind this beloved story has intrigued children and kept them absorbed for generations, as page by page unfolds the dramatic and clever adventures of Harold and his purple crayon.

About the Author


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 begun 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.

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 begun 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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060229368
ISBN-10: 0060229365
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date:
Pages: 64
Language: English