Harold and The Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

Harold and the Purple Crayon is a 1955 children's book by Crockett Johnson. Johnson's most popular book, it led to a series of books, and inspired many adaptations.

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HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON

by Johnson, Crockett

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Type Punch Matrix
Published
1955
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Very good plus in very good jacket
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First edition
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[New York]: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First edition. Very good plus in very good jacket. First printing of the beautiful meta-picture book on the power of the creative imagination, rarely seen with the original dust jacket so intact. Legendary children's book editor Ursula Nordstrom nearly turned down this book, which she later viewed as an instructive error in… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Published
1955
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Fine
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1st Edition
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£3,307.05

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Harper & Brothers, 1955 First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy. This First Issue dustjacket has the "30-60" and "No. 5671A" printed at the bottom of the front flap, with $1.50 printed price present. Second issue dustjackets have the "30-60" but lack the additional "No. 5671A" code. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears with… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon.

by Johnson, Crockett

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Raptis Rare Books
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1955
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First edition of the first book in Crockett Johnson's Harold series. 12 mo, original half cloth, illustrated throughout. Fine in a very good dust jacket without the price to top of front flap, with code "30-60 / No. 5671A" to front flap and "No. 5672A" to rear flap. Housed in a custom half… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon.

by JOHNSON, Crockett.

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Peter Harrington
Published
1955
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New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1955. First edition, first printing, of the first book in the series. A very attractive copy of this charming story of what imagination and one crayon can bring. Small square quarto. Original black cloth-backed printed pictorial boards, spine lettered in white. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with purple detailing on… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
Published
1955
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Harper & Brothers, New York, 1955 First Edition. First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket with NO Caldecott seal and "No. 5671A" code printed on bottom flap has minor wear to the spine. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $1.50 printed price present with light wear to the edges. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with a hint… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (First Edition, library issue)

by Crockett Johnson

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1955
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First reinforced library Edition (meaning the edition issued to libraries by the publisher, as opposed to an ex-library copy), with "REINFORCED LIBRARY EDITION" stamped on the front jacket panel across Harold's belly. Jacket is first issue, but price clipped by the publisher (again, as issued). Near Fine in cloth covered boards with white… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1955
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Very Good
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First Edition
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£1,175.84

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Library issue with inner hinges reinforced and "Library Edition" printed on front panel of dust jacket--issued by the publisher and intended for libraries, though this is not a ex-library copy. Near Fine with light rubbing at spine ends, pages lightly thumbed and small… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Collectible - Good
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Harper & Brothers. Collectible - Good. NY: Harper & Brothers 1955. 1st. LOC #55-7683 on title pg. 1st state dust jacket with 30-60 #5671A on flap. Hardcover 16mo unpaginated. B/w and purple illustrations. Near very good in a good dust jacket. Brownish purple pictorial paper covered boards and spine, spine is not black cloth. Covers edgeworn. Large ink… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Harper & Brothers, 1955. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First edition, first issue dust jacket; $1.50 flap price and "No. 5671A" code on bottom of front flap. Bottom of front flap clipped but not price-clipped. Some white-out and previous owner's name on front free end paper. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (First Edition, second issue)

by Johnson, Crockett

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Griffin Books
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1955-01-01
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Very Good
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Harper and Brothers, 1955-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition first issue in price clipped jacket with 5671A code to front flap. Bookplate front pastedown, book store sticker bottom corner flyleaf, small loss to jacket corners. Upper corner rear flap torn off. Please email for photos.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (1st edition)

by Johnson, Crockett

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1955-01-01
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Good
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First Edition
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Harper & Brothers, 1955-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. A true 1st Edition with first issue dust jacket. 14.5 x 11.5 cm. Dust jacket in mylar cover. Moderate wear to dust jacket, with some rubbing to dust jacket along spine edge and a small chip missing from the top edge of the dj. Publisher's cloth backed boards. Good… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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1955
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very good
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first
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Harper & Brothers, 1955. first. hardcover. very good/very good. First edition, first issue, with No. 5671A on front flap. Book very good, minor rubbing, previous owner's inscription on front free end paper. Dust jacket very good, some rubbing and chipping along edges and spine ends.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Jeff Bergman Books ABAA/ILAB
Published
1955
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Harper & Brothers, 1955. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Amazing Tough Book First Edition Harper & Brothers (1955) Fine copy In a Near Fine Price Clipped Jacket. Excellent Fresh Copy Very Scarce.
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HAROLD Y EL LAPIZ COLOR MORADO

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9780064434027
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Published
1955
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Very Good
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£184.50

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USA: Harper & Row Publishers, 1955 Book and dust jacket in very good condition. On the front end paper a purple crayon printed Dream yourself a dream then draw it. The inside pages clean and unmarked. On the inside dust jacket flap on the front board left hand corner 30-60. Library of congress catalog number 55-7683. Front corners of the dust jacket… Read more
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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1996
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Fine
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9780747532033
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Bloomsbury, 1996 Beautiful, immaculate copy. No priceclipped. Unpaginated. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Pictorial Boards. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Author. Hard Cover.
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harold and the purple crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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9780590759458
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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1955
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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J. E. MILES, A BOOKSELLER
Published
1959
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Good
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9780590339421
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Scholastic. Good. 1959. Stapled Soft Cover. 0590339427 (R185) .
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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J. E. MILES, A BOOKSELLER
Published
1955
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Good- Reading Copy
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Worn
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Published
1955
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Acceptable
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First Edition
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Harper & Brothers, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. plain light brown boards with title and authors name in white Copyright 1955 on title page and 55-7683 on title page some scribble thru out worn but tight
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)

by Johnson, Crockett

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9780064430227
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)

by Crockett Johnson

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1981-05
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Good
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9780812432435
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Harold and the Purple Crayon.

by JOHNSON, Crockett.

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Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB
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2016
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As New in As New dust jacket
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9780062666901
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NY:: HarperCollins,. As New in As New dust jacket. 2016. Hardcover. 9780062666901 . Illustrated by the author. First printing thus (library binding - NOT ex-library). As new in like dust jacket. .
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Revaluation Books
Published
1999
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New
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9780881036954
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Bt Bound, 1999. School & Library Binding. New. bound for schools & libraries ed. edition. 64 pages. 8.00x6.50x0.50 inches.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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2009-04-09
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Good
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Reprint
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9781442003897
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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2009-04-09
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Used:Good
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Revaluation Books
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1955
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New
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9780060229351
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Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1955. Hardcover. New. later printing edition. 64 pages. 6.00x5.00x0.50 inches.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Essential Picture Book Classics)

by Johnson, Crockett

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2012-04-01
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9780007464371
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Essential Picture Book Classics)

by Crockett Johnson

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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9780606021265
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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1993-12-01
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9780590339421
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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1993-12
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9780590339421
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)

by Johnson, Crockett

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2015-09-29
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9780064430227
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)

by Johnson, Crockett

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Harold And The Purple Crayon (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Purple Crayon Books)

by Crockett Johnson

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1981-05-01
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9780881036954
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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)

by Crockett Johnson

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9780812432435
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Perfection Learning. Library Binding. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

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2001
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9780590339421
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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9780606021265
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Demco Media. Library Binding. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Johnson, Crockett

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Harold and the Purple Crayon.

by Johnson, Crockett.

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1983.
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

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1998-05-15
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9780060229351
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