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The Day the Crayons Quit
Bestseller

The Day the Crayons Quit

Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Hardcover

$17.99
The Day the Crayons Quit

About the Book

The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! When Poor Duncan opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: They quit! What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

Product Details

On sale: June 27, 2013
Age: 3-7 years
Grade: Preschool - 2
Page count: 40 Pages
ISBN: 9780399255373
Reading level: Lexile: AD730L

Author Bio

Although Drew Daywalt grew up in a haunted house, he now lives in a Southern California home, haunted by only his wife, two kids, and German Shepherd. He is the author of the blockbuster hit The Day the Crayons Quit as well as The Day the Crayons Came Home and The Crayons' Christmas. His favorite crayon is Black.

Oliver Jeffers makes art and tells stories. From his much-loved debut, How to Catch a Star he has gone on to create a collection of award-winning and bestselling picture books, which have been translated all over the globe, including the #1 New York Times bestseller and TIME Best Book of the Year Here We Are. Oliver is from Belfast, Northern Ireland, and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and young children.

Praise

Goodreads' 2013 Picture Book of the Year!

Amazon's Best Picture Book of the Year!

A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013!

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