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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 7,505 Ratings and 605 Reviews

Book Description
Harold and the Purple Crayon was written by Crockett Johnson. Harold and the Purple Crayon was published by Puffin Books. A subject of Harold and the Purple Crayon is Children's Books.
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (52 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages22
Publication Date10/26/1972
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About Crockett Johnson (Author) : Crockett Johnson is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Crockett Johnson include Magic Beach, The Little Fish That Got Awa... more
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One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight...
Reader Comments
1/28/2016 Stefanie Hughes said: There is a really great video/DVD version of this book. Definitely worth checking out.
tags: picure book, children's, I illustrated, I read

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7/18/2015 Mae Curran said:
I read this book to our 3 and 4 year old preschool programs. We followed up by creating a group mural from a large roll of white paper. Each child was given one large purple crayon to create images of their choice. A construction paper purple crayon was then taped pointing to each students artwor... more

tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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12/17/2014 Tracy Grand said: Simple, brilliant, and always enjoyable!
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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7/30/2012 Sandra Ford tagged as: I recommend, I read

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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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6/3/2010 Heather Kephart said: Totally awesome. Flawless. A timeless classic.
tags: I recommend, I read

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3/22/2010 andrew jacobson

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1/7/2010 Adam S Doyle said: One of my favorite books growing up. Still hugely influential to me.
tags: Inspired me

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1/7/2010 Ginny Cruz said: One of my favorites!

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12/11/2009 Katy Philby

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11/12/2009 Arttu Juselius

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11/5/2009 Courtney Todd

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9/23/2009 Jennifer Cobb tagged as: I read

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9/19/2009 Donna Marie tagged as: I read

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4/2/2009 Gail Fattori said: I've read it to the my children and love it.
tags: I read

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3/10/2009 Lisa Birger tagged as: im interested

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1/14/2009 Carla Burke said: I have had this book for at least 5 years in my library. My kids love it!
tags: I recommend

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11/14/2008 kim manning said: I always wished I could do the amazing things with my crayon that Harold could do with his. Unfortunately, I cant draw worth squat!
tags: I read, Inspired me, I recommend

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11/11/2008 Katy Lee tagged as: I recommend, I read

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6/8/2008 Tracy Jackson

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5/26/2008 Cari H. said: I love it.
tags: I read

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10/26/2007 Jp B. said: My kiddo's favorite. My Favorite too.

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8/5/2007 Sondra LaBrie tagged as: dominics

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7/29/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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