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The Day the Crayons Came Home

by Drew Daywalt

Other authors: Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)

Series: The Crayons (2)

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this book is a collection of postcards written to Duncan from his forgotten crayons. The crayon explains to Duncan where he left them and the fun adventures the crayon misses
  rainablu | May 10, 2018 |
This book colorful adventure about the where about's off all lost crayons. ( )
  aliholmes | Apr 29, 2018 |
This is the second book to The Day the Crayons Quit. Duncan first hurt his crayons feelings enough to make them quit their job. Then he fixes the relationships by listening to their complaints and using the colors in the way they want. In the second book, they are trying to find their way back to Duncan but face many struggles throughout their adventure. ( )
  Sydneyls | Apr 23, 2018 |
The day the Crayons returned is a light hearted book focused on after the crayons returned and calmed down. Only now there are crayons that need saving and they are the ones to do it. This book can be used in many different aspects within your classroom from showing students cause and effect to teaching different aspects of friendship ( )
  carriganchambers | Apr 23, 2018 |
I loved when the crayon wrote Duncan that he was on a camel in NJ when he was actually in Egypt. I know it's supposed to be a children's book but these books had me laughing so hard they brightened my day. ( )
  nevong | Apr 4, 2018 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399172750, Hardcover)

The companion to the #1 blockbuster bestseller, The Day the Crayons Quit!

“Highly anticipated (yes, even for adults)” —Entertainment Weekly

I'm not sure what it is about this kid Duncan, but his crayons sure are a colorful bunch of characters! Having soothed the hurt feelings of one group who threatened to quit, Duncan now faces a whole new group of crayons asking to be rescued. From Maroon Crayon, who was lost beneath the sofa cushions and then broken in two after Dad sat on him; to poor Turquoise, whose head is now stuck to one of Duncan's stinky socks after they both ended up in the dryer together; to Pea Green, who knows darn well that no kid likes peas and who ran away—each and every crayon has a woeful tale to tell and a plea to be brought home to the crayon box.

Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers have combined to create a companion book every bit as funny and kid-friendly as the #1 bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit.


Praise for The Day the Crayons Came Home

* "A masterwork of humor and design . . . Sure to be as popular as The Day the Crayons Quit."—Booklist, starred review 

* "A brilliant, colorful tale that begs to be read aloud and a must-have for all collections."—School Library Journal, starred review 

* "Once again, Daywalt and Jeffers create rich emotional lives and personalities for their colorful cast, and it’s hard to imagine a reader who won’t be delighted."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers once again offer perceptive and frequently hilarious insights…The Day the Crayons Came Home will have readers of all ages chuckling—and will inspire kids’ empathy and imagination in equal measure.”—BookPage 

"Comical...This new cast of crayons will entertain readers, and admirers ofthe first book will be pleased to see a few familiar colors."—Kirkus Reviews  


Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit


The #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenonover two years on the bestseller list!

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

Amazon’s 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year

A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013

Goodreads’ 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year 

* “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

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:44:35 -0400)

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

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