Reviews: The Day the Crayons Quit

UnknownOnce in while I will find that one storybook for children that I absolutely love and have to get it to read to my students! The Day the Crayons Quit written by Drew Daywalt with pictures by Oliver Jeffers, is the most adorable book that I have read for children this year.

Little Duncan finds letters written to him by his crayons. They are upset with him and feel that they have been treated unfairly. Each color leaves their problems in their personal letter to Duncan explaining how they feel. Some are arguing with each other with misunderstandings and others feel unloved and not used. It is up to Duncan to fix things with his crayons so he can just color a picture again.

What a great book to use at home or in the classroom to explain that crayons should be taken care of and treated with respect. I know this fall I will start my kindergarten class out with this imaginative story and show them a new view to coloring a picture!

http://www.oliverjeffers.com/picture-books/the-day-the-crayons-quit

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