The Day the Crayons Quit

The crayons are on strike! When Duncan opens his crayon box, all he finds is notes that say “We quit”. Orange and Yellow are bitter rivals. Blue is sick of water. Beige feels unloved. Will they ever draw pictures together again? Star illustrator Oliver Jeffers teams up with hot new talent Drew Daywalt in a book full of quirky wit. An instant bestseller that will make you use your art kit in a whole new way. Thank goodness Oliver’s crayons didn’t quit until he finished it.

  • Hugely popular no. 1 New York Times bestseller
  • Quirky look at life from a crayon’s point of view
  • Fantastic pictures by top illustrator Oliver Jeffers
  • “Hilarious picture book brilliance” – Books for Keeps

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    Winner of the GoodReads Choice Best Picture Book Award for The Day the Crayons Quit.

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    Oliver Jeffers has won the Blue Peter and Nestle Smarties prizes for Lost and Found, and has won multiple awards in his native Ireland. He was also named a Booktrust Best New Illustrator in 2008.

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