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  Harold and the Purple Crayon (Paperback) 

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Crockett Johnson (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books

"Harold and the Purple Crayon" by Crockett Johnson is one of the best picture books for children. Harold draws a magical world with his purple crayon and has many imaginative adventures. Finally, Harold's purple crayon takes him back to his own bed. Author Crockett Johnson has created an enduring classic picture book for preschoolers, kindergarteners and beginning readers. "Harold and the Purple Crayon" is a great bedtime story.


  The Carrot Seed (Paperback) 

The Carrot Seed

Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books

In "The Carrot Seed", a little boy plants a carrot seed and carefully tends to it, despite all the naysayers. He is eventually rewarded with a very big carrot for his faith and perseverance. Ruth Krauss' texts are simple and engaging. Crockett Johnson's illustrations are simple and charming. Together, they created a classic children's book. Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy this great picture book.