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The Day the Crayons Came Home

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The Day the Crayons Came Home
Title
The Day the Crayons Came Home
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by Drew Daywalt ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
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eng
Summary
The companion to the #1 blockbuster bestseller, The Day the Crayons Quit!"Highly anticipated (yes, even for adults)" —Entertainment Weekly I'm not sure what it is about this kid Duncan, but his crayons sure are a colorful bunch of characters! Having soothed the hurt feelings of one group who threatened to quit, Duncan now faces a whole new group of crayons asking to be rescued. From Maroon Crayon, who was lost beneath the sofa cushions and then broken in two after Dad sat on him; to poor Turquoise, whose head is now stuck to one of Duncan's stinky socks after they both ended up in the dryer together; to Pea Green, who knows darn well that no kid likes peas and who ran away—each and every crayon has a woeful tale to tell and a plea to be brought home to the crayon box.Praise for The Day the Crayons Came Home "Mr. Daywalt's text blends with Mr. Jeffers's illustrations to make a picture book that will have children clamoring for more crayon adventures."—The Wall Street Journal * "A masterwork of humor and design . . . Sure to be as popular as The Day the Crayons Quit."—Booklist, starred review * "A brilliant, colorful tale that begs to be read aloud and a must-have for all collections."—School Library Journal, starred review * "Once again, Daywalt and Jeffers create rich emotional lives and personalities for their colorful cast, and it's hard to imagine a reader who won't be delighted."—Publishers Weekly, starred review "Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers once again offer perceptive and frequently hilarious insights...The Day the Crayons Came Home will have readers of all ages chuckling—and will inspire kids' empathy and imagination in equal measure."—BookPage Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit The #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon—over two years on the bestseller list!Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Amazon's 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013 Goodreads' 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year * "Hilarious . . . Move over, Click, Clack, Moo; we've got a new contender for the most successful picture-book strike." –BCCB, starred review "Jeffers . . . elevates crayon drawing to remarkable heights." –Booklist "Fresh and funny." –The Wall Street Journal "This book will have children asking to have it read again and again." –Library Media Connection * "This colorful title should make for an uproarious storytime." –School Library Journal, starred review * "These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes." –Publishers Weekly, starred review "Utterly original." –San Francisco Chronicle
Summary
One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2015
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Primary, 2017.
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DLC
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no index present
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550
Literary form
fiction
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primary
Label
The Day the Crayons Came Home
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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9780698182387
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The Day the Crayons Came Home
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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