The Day the Crayons Quit
- Publish Date: 2013-06-27
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Drew Daywalt
The hilarious, colorful #1Â New York TimesÂ bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.
Poor Duncan just wantsÂ to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing:Â His crayons have had enough! They quit!Â 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 speakingâeach 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 perfectÂ as a back-to-school gift, for all budding artists, for fans of humorous books such asÂ 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'Â Stuck, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, Lost and Found, and This Moose Belongs to Me.
Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit
Amazonâs 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013
Goodreadsâ 2013 Best Picture Book of the YearÂ
Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award
* âHilarious . . . Move over,Â Click, Clack, Moo; weâve got a new contender for the most successful picture-book strike.â âBCCB, starred reviewÂ
âJeffers . . . elevates crayon drawing to remarkable heights.â âBooklist
âFresh and funny.â âThe Wall Street Journal
This book will have children asking to have it read again and again.â âLibrary Media Connection
* âThis colorful title should make for an uproarious storytime.â âSchool Library Journal, starred reviewÂ
* âThese memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes.â âPublishers Weekly, starred reviewÂ
âUtterly original.â âSan Francisco Chronicle