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Harold and the Purple Crayon One Night, After Thinking It Over For Some Time, Harold Decided To Go For A Walk In The Moonlight So Begins This Gentle Story That Shows Just How Far Your Imagination Can Take You Armed Only With An Oversized Purple Crayon, Young Harold Draws Himself A Landscape Full Of Beauty And Excitement But This Is No Hare Brained, Impulsive Flight Of Fantasy Cherubic, Round Headed Harold Conducts His Adventure With The Utmost Prudence, Letting His Imagination Run Free, But Keeping His Wits About Him All The While He Takes The Necessary Purple Crayon Precautions Drawing Landmarks To Ensure He Won T Get Lost Sketching A Boat When He Finds Himself In Deep Water And Creating A Purple Pie Picnic When He Feels The First Pangs Of Hunger


About the Author: Crockett Johnson

Crockett Johnson was the pen name of the American cartoonist and children s book illustrator David Johnson Leisk He is best known for the comic strip Barnaby 1942 1952 and the Harold series of books beginning with Harold and the Purple Crayon From Wikipedia.



10 thoughts on “Harold and the Purple Crayon

  1. says:

    Harold and the Purple Crayon Harold 1 , Crockett Johnson pseudonym for David Johnson LeiskHarold and the Purple Crayon is a 1955 children s book by Crockett Johnson This is Johnson s most popular book It led to a series of other books, and inspired many adaptations The protagonist, Harold, is a curious four year old boy who, with his purple crayon, has the powe


  2. says:

    It s amazing what one purple line can do for a story Harold has a purple crayon and he goes on a journey with his imagination The illustrations are simple and the book is enduring and cute Everything is black and white ink drawings with that one purple crayon It s pretty brilliant what Crockett did here.The niece didn t read this and the nephew is in a phase right now H


  3. says:

    I read this many, many times to my twins, and they liked it well enough, but they much preferred Where the Wild Things Are and Stone Soup I wasn t sure why, but I never gave it much thought until now Now, you see, my little Scoutie Kat loves Harold and the Purple Crayon, and I think it is because I finally figured out the voice for reading aloud One night last month we were sitt


  4. says:

    Here is the first betrayal in a long life of betrayals, child Your parents told you it was a classic, didn t they Their eyes were probably limpid with nostalgia as they gave it to you It s about imagination,they simpered And you took it in your grubby little hands, and you put it in your grubby little mouth, and you thought, THIS IS BORING But it s about how creativity can take you anywh


  5. says:

    This is a book about an insomniac toddler who gets out of bed and goes wandering around at night armed with a magic crayon What were his parents thinking Didn t they realize that you should put toddlers to bed early and make sure they stay there And didn t they know that you shouldn t give magical objects to young children Harold could have fallen out of bed and ended up with an owie What is wors


  6. says:

    Crockett Johnson s allegorical retelling of Books 1 6 of Vergil s Aeneid is still as powerful today as when it was originally published in 1955 After being startled by a dragon guarding apples a reference to the Achaian menace brought on by the Golden Apple of Discord Harold Aeneas is forced into an involuntary sea voyage, accompanied only by the moon here a stand in for his patroness mother Venus He land


  7. says:

    This was my choice for the Popsugar prompt A book with your favorite color in the title Children s book choice 2 out of 3 and I have to say, after all the hype surrounding what a fantastic book this is, I just didn t see it Sure it s a cute read, but for something so beloved I expected a littleAnyway, on to the next one P.S my kids weren t all that interested either so I guess it wasn t just me.


  8. says:

    This book is Amazing I love this story of imagination imagery My favorite part toward the end And then Harold made his bed.He got in it and he drew up the covers This is so perfect on so many levels The sad thing is I don t remember reading this as a child I discovered The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon at age 30 Where have you been all my life Harold If you re like me or if you ve read it before do yourself a


  9. says:

    I liked Harold and his purple crayon This kid has an imagination He fought beasts, made a picnic, went out to sea, floated on a balloon, made giant buildings and all before bedtime I liked the simplicity of the purple crayon marker yet what he did with it was anything but simple Very cool book to read before bedtime.


  10. says:

    After finally having had a chance to read Crocket Johnson s Harold and the Purple Crayon which I unfortunately never did get a chance to actually and actively encounter during my own childhood, although I had heard of its existence , and what in my humble opinion makes this timeless classic so very much and inherently, lastingly special is that with the simplicity of the accompanying illustrations, the author illustrator shows children no,


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