Share this timeless classic with a new generation of readers! The handsome retro look and the focus on the power of imagination resonate with today's parents and children, making Harold and the Purple Crayon a joy to share. One evening, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. Armed only with an oversize purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement. Harold and his crayon travel through woods and across seas and past dragons before returning to bed, safe and sound. Full of funny twists and surprises, this joyful story shows just how far your imagination can take you. Harold and the Purple Crayon has delighted readers of all ages for decades and has lost none of its imagination-sparking wonder.
Essential Picture Book Classics—timeless stories for every child to treasure. "One night, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight." Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement. Full of funny twists and surprises, this joyful story shows just how far your imagination can take you. Harold and the Purple Crayon has delighted readers of all ages for over fifty years.
Harold is a curious four-year-old whose imagination - and ubiquitous purple crayon - leads him into a world of his own invention. This story is full of twists and surprises as young Harold draws himself some wonderful adventures.
The perfect book for fall! What happens when a town has an accidental abundance of pumpkins? What do José and his well-intentioned brothers do with a mountain of pumpkins? An EXPLOSION of pumpkins? Step into Pumpkin Town and see! As a teacher, Katie McKy saw many children make mistakes. She also saw many children want to make their wrongs right. As a gardener, Katie once planted too many pumpkin seeds. She was that a good thing can be a bad thing when the vines start to grow every which way.
Author: Crockett Johnson
Publisher: Harper Collins
Purple crayon in hand, Harold draws a tightrope and falls into a circus [where he has many adventures]. As in the previous books, the dauntless Harold is resourceful and loveable." SLJ.
Harold's Fairy Tale
Author: Crockett Johnson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
One evening, Harold gets out of bed, takes his purple crayon and the moon along, and goes for a walk in an enchanted garden. Why are there no flowers in the garden, he wonders, and quickly draws a castle so that he can go inside and ask the king.
Harold's adventures with his purple crayon.
When Harold is unable to sleep, he uses his purple crayon to go on an adventurous walk to find the perfect birthday gift for his mother.
A little ladybug catches Harold's interest one night, and leads him off on an adventure into a giant garden created with his purple crayon. Follow Harold as he travels in a world filled with plants, insects, and animals that are as big -- or bigger -- than he is!
Under the Sea It is a hot night and Harold cannot sleep, so he grabs his purple crayon and draws a swimming hole. With his dog, Lilac, by his side, Harold finds more than just a way to cool down – he meets fish of every shape and size, and even discovers some pirate treasure! Ages 4–7
Four stories from the Harold and the purple crayon series.
Harold needs a picture for his bedroom wall. So he takes his purple crayon and begins to create a whole new world around him. But then he notices he has gotten very small-half the size of a daisy! Only a very clever artist can find his way home now.
A classic Harold and the Purple Crayon holiday adventure picture book! Harold at the North Pole finds Harold in need of a Christmas tree and Santa in need of Harold’s help. It's up to Harold to draw a pack of jolly reindeer to transport Santa, along with his big bag of toys, through the night and save Christmas! Crockett Johnson’s Christmas adventure, with its clever and inventive twists, will delight little ones eagerly awaiting Santa’s arrival. Perfect for the young readers who enjoy other classic holiday board books, such as A Christmas Wish for Corduroy, Biscuit’s Snowy Day, and Merry Christmas, Mouse! Also available in board book, paperback, and hardcover editions.
With his magic purple crayon, Harold draws himself into a rocket voyage to Mars, then safely back to earth just in time for breakfast.
Harold loves to read about dinosaurs -- flying dinosaurs, spiky dinosaurs, and the big, long-necked kind. With his trusty purple crayon in hand he goes to visit them. Harold quickly finds himself in all sorts of trouble! He meets some unfriendly dinosaurs and is even chased by hot lava. Luckily, Harold is quick on his feet and quick on the draw. He is able to save himself and all his new prehistoric friends. Generations of children have enjoyed Harold's imaginative adventures. This engaging new story will delight fans, old and new.