Crockett Johnson





Crockett Johnson


Born
in The United States
October 20, 1906

Died
July 11, 1975

Genre


pseudonym for David Johnson Leisk

Average rating: 4.22 · 119,648 ratings · 2,052 reviews · 53 distinct works · Similar authors
Harold and the Purple Crayon

4.24 avg rating — 104,463 ratings — published 1955 — 29 editions
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The Adventures of Harold an...

4.39 avg rating — 763 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Harold's Fairy Tale

4.23 avg rating — 435 ratings — published 1956 — 7 editions
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A Picture for Harold's Room

4.14 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 1960 — 10 editions
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Harold's Circus

4.01 avg rating — 271 ratings — published 1959 — 7 editions
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Harold at the North Pole

3.85 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 1958 — 9 editions
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Harold's Purple Crayon Trea...

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Harold's ABC

4.03 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1963 — 8 editions
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Harold's Trip to the Sky

4.01 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1957 — 5 editions
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Ellen's Lion

4.31 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1959 — 7 editions
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“The sandy beach reminded Harold of picnics. And the thought of picnics made him hungry. So he laid out a nice simple picnic lunch.

There was nothing but pie. But there were all nine kinds of pie that Harold liked best.

When Harold finished his picnic there was quite a lot left. He hated to see so much delicious pie go to waste.

So Harold left a very hungry moose and a deserving porcupine to finish it up.”
Crockett Johnson, Harold and the Purple Crayon

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