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The Day the Crayons Quit

Written by Drew Daywalt & illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Published by Philomel
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Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun.

What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

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How is everything in this book true for every child ever? It’s hilarious and oh-so-clever, and a lot of fun to read. For bonus points with preschoolers, do each crayon in a different silly voice.

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Who Wrote The Day the Crayons Quit

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Drew Daywalt

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

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Who Illustrated The Day the Crayons Quit

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Oliver Jeffers

OLIVER JEFFERS makes art and tells stories. His books include How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children’s Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; and the New York Times bestsellers Stuck, This Moose Belongs to Me and Once Upon an Alphabet. He is also, of course, the illustrator of the #1 smash hits The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, both written by Drew Daywalt.His fine art is world-renowned and his dip-art exhibitions are a much sought-after event. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and young son.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780399255373
Publication Date:
January 1, 2013
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2012030384
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0399255370
Lexile:
AD730L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
159597
ATOS Book Level:
3.8
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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