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The day the crayons came home / Drew Daywalt ; [pictures by] Oliver Jeffers.

Daywalt, Drew, (author.). Jeffers, Oliver, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 104 of 136 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 136 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch ETF DAY (Text) 34207001975151 Juv Fiction Easy Tall Checked out 10/27/2019
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB DAY (Text) 37521530706672 AMPL Juvenile Picture Book (K-4) Available -
Attica PL - Attica JE DAYWALT, DREW (Text) 74231000111552 Easy Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler E DAY (Text) 34044000858694 Easy Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell E BAS BASICS: COLORS (Text) 38144000345332 Picture Book Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil J E DAYWALT (Text) 38160000557189 Youth Services Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JF DAYWALT (Text) 79361000095664 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola JP DAY (Text) 33118000171467 Children: Picture Book Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville E DAY c.2 (Text) 76895000267981 2nd Floor Children's Easy Checked out 11/04/2019
Clinton PL - Clinton C DAY (Text) 36806004211353 CHILDREN FICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399172755 (hardback) :
  • ISBN: 0399172750 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Companion book to: The day the crayons quit.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
AD 490 Lexile.
AD550L Lexile
Decoding demand: 76 (high) Semantic demand: 76 (high) Syntactic demand: 75 (high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Crayons > Juvenile fiction.
Postcards > Juvenile fiction.
Color > Juvenile fiction.
Crayons > Fiction.
Postcards > Fiction.
Color > Fiction.

Although Drew Daywalt grew up in a haunted house, he now lives in a Southern California home, haunted by only his wife, two kids, and German Shepherd. A Hollywood screenwriter by trade, The Day the Crayons Quit was his first book for children. His favorite crayon is Black.

Oliver Jeffers ( makes art and tells stories. In addition to The Day the Crayons Quit, his books include How to Catch a StarLost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children’s Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back HomeThe Incredible Book Eating BoyThe Great Paper CaperThe Heart and the Bottle, which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; Up and Down, the New York Times bestselling StuckThe Hueys in the New Sweater, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This Moose Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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