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Harold and The Purple Crayon Quotes

13 of the best book quotes from Harold and The Purple Crayon
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“But as he looked down over the other side he slipped-- And there wasn’t any other side of the mountain. He was falling, in thin air. ”
Crockett Johnson
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Harold and The Purple Crayon
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Harold
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accidents
mountains
falling
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“But, luckily, he kept his wits and his purple crayon. He made a balloon and he grabbed on to it.”
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“He made a big building full of windows. He made lots of buildings full of windows. He made a whole city full of windows. But none of the windows was his window. ”
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“He made a long straight path so he wouldn’t get lost. And he set off on his walk, taking his big purple crayon with him.”
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″ So he put a frightening dragon under the tree to guard the apples.”
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“So he laid out a nice simple picnic lunch. There was nothing but pie. But there were all nine kinds of pies that Harold liked best. ”
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“The purple crayon dropped on the floor. And Harold dropped off to sleep. ”
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“Harold knew that the higher up he went, the farther he could see. So he decided to make the hill into a mountain.”
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“The short cut led right to where Harold thought a forest ought to be. He didn’t want to get lost in the woods. So he made a very small forest, with just one small tree in it.”
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“None of the windows was his window.”
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″ And in no time he was climbing aboard a trim little boat. He quickly set sail.”
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“He remembered where his bedroom window was, when there was a moon. It was always right around the moon. And then Harold made his bed.”
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“So he left the path for a short cut across a field. And the moon went with him.”

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