The Day the Crayons Quit

By Drew Daywalt; Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
(Philomel Books, Hardcover, 9780399255373, 30pp.)

Publication Date: June 27, 2013

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Crayons have feelings, too, in this funny back-to-school story illustrated by the creator of "Stuck "and "This Moose Belongs to Me"--now a #1" New York Times "bestseller
Poor Duncan just wantsto 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?

Kids will be imagining their own humorous conversations with crayons and coloring a blue streak after sharing laughs with Drew Daywalt and "New York Times "bestseller Oliver Jeffers. This story is perfectas a back-to-school gift, for all budding artists, for fans of humorous books such as"Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus "by Mo Willems and "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs "by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith, and for fans of Oliver Jeffers'"Stuck," "The Incredible Book Eating Boy," "Lost and Found," and" This Moose Belongs to Me.




About the Author


Oliver Jeffers is a highly acclaimed talent in picture books. He graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. His outstanding talent has already been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Irish Children's Book of the Year.
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