Harold and the Purple Crayon, Paperback

Harold and the Purple Crayon Paperback

Part of the Essential Picture Book Classics series



One of the launch titles in the amazing new Essential Picture Book Classics list from HarperCollins, this book is full of funny twists and surprises as young Harold draws himself some wonderful adventures.

A collectable classic picture book that every child should read and own.

Maurice Sendak says "Harold is a masterpiece". "One night, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight." Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, Harold draws himself a landscape full of beauty and excitement.

He conducts his adventure with the utmost care, letting his imagination run free, but keeping his wits about him all the while.

This magical journey gives us the wondrous sense that anything is possible.

This joyful story has delighted readers of all ages for over fifty years.

Essential Picture Book Classics - timeless stories for every child to treasure.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64 pages, chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Picture storybooks
  • ISBN: 9780007464371



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