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The Day the Crayons Quit
By Oliver Jeffers (illustrator) and Drew Daywalt
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Philomel Books
Publication date June 27, 2013
Pages 40
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780399255373
ISBN-10 0399255370
Dimensions 0.50 by 10.50 by 10.50 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $17.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.

Poor Duncan just wants to 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 perfect as 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.


Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit

Amazon’s 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year

A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013

Goodreads’ 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year 

Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award

* “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

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780007513758 Book cover for 9780008167820 Book cover for 9780300012880 Book cover for 9780399548925
 
With Drew Daywalt | from Philomel Books (October 18, 2016)
9780399548925 | details & prices | List price $40.00
About: Includes an original art print by Oliver Jeffers!
With Drew Daywalt | Board book edition from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (February 25, 2016)
9780008167820 | details & prices | 34 pages | List price $11.30
About: The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants!
With Drew Daywalt | from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (August 1, 2013)
9780007513758 | details & prices | 40 pages | List price $20.35
About: The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants!
With French Fogle (other contributor), J. Max Patrick (other contributor), Drew Daywalt | from Yale Univ Pr (June 1, 1973); titled "Complete Prose Works of John Milton, 1649-1659"
9780300012880 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.25 in. | 3.80 lbs | List price $175.00
This edition also contains Complete Prose Works of John Milton, 1649-1659
Paperback
Book cover for 9780553350715
 
With Agatha Christie, Drew Daywalt | from Bantam Books (July 1, 1989); titled "Clocks"
9780553350715 | details & prices | List price $9.95
This edition also contains The Clocks
About: Volume 64 in the Agatha Christie Collection (1963) Limited edition of 1000 copies worldwide As instructed, stenographer Sheila Webb let herself into the house at 19 Wilbraham Crescent.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780399255373
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Drew Daywalt | from Philomel Books (June 27, 2013)
9780399255373 | details & prices | 40 pages | 10.50 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.99
About: The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants!

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