The Crayon Box by Drew Daywalt
  

The Crayon Box

Written by Drew Daywalt
Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

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Internationally bestselling books The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home brought together in an exquisite slipcase!

A review for The Day the Crayons Quit: Award-winning Oliver Jeffers and Drew Daywalt’s highly-entertaining book is now available in board book form. Colouring will never be the same again! When Duncan goes to take out his crayons one day he finds a stack of letters inside. Every crayon has something to say. The red crayon complains he is used too much – too many things such as fire engines and strawberries are red; the purple crayon is a neat minded soul and hates it that so much of Duncan’s drawing goes outside the lines; the black crayon hates just to be used for outlines – and so on! Saddest of all, the peach crayon has lost his wrapping – how can he come out of the box naked? In an attempt to satisfy them all, Duncan does a final drawing. Overall, a brilliant book for every age to enjoy. ~ Julia Eccleshare

A review for The Day the Crayons Came Home: Those obstreperous crayons, colourful stars of The Day the Crayons Quit, are back – or at least, they’re trying to get back… Duncan is at home happily colouring, when a strange set of postcards arrive for him. They’re from his crayons, those which have been lost, forgotten, broken or – in the case of Pea Green – run away. Poor Maroon has had a terrible time, lost down the back of the sofa and sat on by Dad! It’s another piece of picture book brilliance, you’ll believe a crayon can talk. The crayons’ personalities burst out and there are some new characters too including Neon Red and Glow in the Dark, who has a special surprise for readers. Unmissable! ~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

The Crayon Box by Drew Daywalt

What's better than receiving a copy of The Day the Crayons Quit or The Day the Crayons Came Home Receiving them both! A must-have gift for fans who've already fallen in love with these funny books, and for new readers, alike.

In 2013, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers' picture book, The Day the Crayons Quit, became an international bestseller. It featured a boy named Duncan and his funny, disgruntled cast of crayons who decided enough was enough - it was time to leave. Luckily, Duncan managed to convince them to come back to work and a second book was born, The Day the Crayons Came Home, in which a new cast of crayons found themselves displaced - and not all in one piece - in need of finding a way home. Now these two books are brought together for the first time in this beautiful slipcased edition.

Can you help the Crayons find their way home? Download this fun activity maze page!

Reviews

Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit:

Hilarious picture book brilliance... Books for Keeps

It's funny, clever and pushes kids creativity. The Telegraph

...stunning illustrations Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

Praise for This Moose Belongs to Me:

As ever, Jeffers's illustrations delight, inspire and surprise with their variety and ingenuity. The Guardian

About the Author

Drew Daywalt

Drew Daywalt is an award-winning writer/director of film and TV, his work featured on Disney, MTV, FEARnet and Syfy.

He lives in Southern California.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
Contains 2 Hardbacks and Other printed item
80 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Drew Daywalt
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Author's Website

www.crayonspicturebooks.com...

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

3rd November 2016

ISBN

9780008214982

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