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Crockett Johnson

Biography

<p><strong>Crockett Johnson</strong> (1906-1975) was the writer and illustrator of over twenty books for children, including the beloved classic <em>Harold and the Purple Crayon</em>, six subsequent adventures starring Harold, and <em>The Carrot Seed</em>, written by his wife, Ruth Krauss. He was also the creator of the groundbreaking <em>Barnaby</em>, one of the most influential and ingenious comic strips of the twentieth century.</p>

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Ruth Krauss
Bernadine Cook

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