The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit

by Oliver Jeffers (Author)

The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today. Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Blue crayon needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. Black crayon wants to be used for more than just outlining.  And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each 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?With giggle-inducing text from Drew Daywalt and bold and bright illustrations from Oliver Jeffers, The Day the Crayons Quit is the perfect gift for new parents, baby showers, back-to-school, or any time of year! Perfect for fans of 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. Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit:Amazons 2013 Best Picture Book of the YearA Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013Goodreads 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award* “Hilarious . . . Move over, Click, Clack, Moo; weve 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 JournalThis 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

Embark on a whimsical journey with "The Day the Crayons Quit ", a delightful and imaginative tale that brings crayons to life in a charming and humorous way. Join Duncan, a young boy whose world turns upside down when his crayons decide to go on strike, each expressing their unique grievances and demands.

From Red's bold declaration of feeling overworked and underappreciated to Yellow's yearning for adventure beyond coloring sunflowers, each crayon has a story to tell. Witness the vibrant personalities of Blue, Green, Orange, and the rest as they voice their frustrations and desires, leaving Duncan without the tools to create his colorful masterpieces.

As Duncan navigates this Crayon Uprising, he discovers the importance of understanding, empathy, and appreciating the individuality of others. Through his interactions with the crayons, he learns valuable lessons about resolving conflicts, finding creative solutions, and fostering meaningful connections.

"The Day the Crayons Quit" is not just a story about crayons; it's a heartwarming exploration of emotions, relationships, and the power of communication. With its clever storytelling, vibrant illustrations, and relatable characters, this book captivates readers of all ages, inspiring them to see the world from different perspectives and embrace the beauty of diversity.

Dive into the colorful world of Duncan and his crayons as they navigate their differences, learn the value of teamwork, and discover the joy of creating together. "The Day the Crayons Quit" is a timeless classic that celebrates creativity, imagination, and the magical bond between a child and their crayons.