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Crockett Johnson (1906–1975)

Autor(a) de Harold and the Purple Crayon

64+ Works 13,138 Membros 297 Críticas 4 Favorited

About the Author

Crockett Johnson, pen name for David Johnson Leisk, was born October, 20, 1906 in New York City. He studied art at Cooper Union in 1924 and New York University in 1925. He wrote political cartoons for the New Masses from 1940-1943. In 1942, his popular character Barnaby first appeared in the mostrar mais newspaper, PM, and was later syndicated into 52 American newspapers. He married author Ruth Krauss in the early 1940s and illustrated three of her children's books: The Carrot Seed, How to Make an Earthquake, and The Happy Egg. His first children's book, Who's Upside Down? was published in 1952. His well-known series with his character Harold, began in 1955 with Harold and the Purple Crayon. He died of lung cancer on July 11, 1975 at the age of 68. mostrar menos

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Obras por Crockett Johnson

Harold and the Purple Crayon (1955) 7,851 exemplares
A Picture for Harold's Room (1960) 883 exemplares
Harold's Circus (1959) 515 exemplares
Harold's ABC (1981) 480 exemplares
Harold's Trip to the Sky (1957) 316 exemplares
Is This You? (1955) 132 exemplares
The Blue Ribbon Puppies (1958) 116 exemplares
Ellen's Lion: Twelve Stories (1959) 107 exemplares
Barnaby (1943) 68 exemplares
Magic Beach (1965) 65 exemplares
Barnaby, Vol. 1 (2013) 64 exemplares
Barnaby and Mr. O'Malley (1944) 44 exemplares
Barnaby, Vol. 2 (2014) 34 exemplares
Barnaby, Vol. 3 (2016) — Autor — 29 exemplares
Jackeen J. O'Malley for Congress (1985) 16 exemplares
Mr. O'Malley Goes for the Gold (1986) 16 exemplares
Mr. O'Malley, Wizard of Wall Street (1986) — Autor — 15 exemplares
Barnaby Volume Four (2020) 13 exemplares
Harold's Treasure Hunt (2020) 11 exemplares
Time for Spring (1957) 10 exemplares
J.J.O'Malley Goes Hollywood (1986) 10 exemplares
Who's Upside Down? (1990) 5 exemplares
The emperor's gifts (1965) 4 exemplares
The Frowning Prince (1974) 4 exemplares
Terrible terrifying Toby (1957) 3 exemplares
Merry go round, (1958) 3 exemplares
Haroldo Vira Gigante (2008) 3 exemplares
"HAROLD NELLO SPAZIO" (2021) 2 exemplares
Saga of Quilby 2 exemplares
Paultje op Mars 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Carrot Seed (1945) — Ilustrador — 4,323 exemplares
An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories (2000) — Contribuidor — 365 exemplares
Mickey's Magnet (1956) — Ilustrador — 353 exemplares
The Little Fish That Got Away (1956) — Ilustrador — 309 exemplares
Strange Stories for Strange Kids (2001) — Contribuidor — 221 exemplares
The Happy Egg (1967) — Ilustrador — 200 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 6, February 1975 (1975) — Ilustrador — 5 exemplares
How to Make an Earthquake (1954) — Ilustrador — 4 exemplares
Linus (2019) (Vol. 1) (2019) — Artista da capa — 1 exemplar
Linus. Settembre 2018 (Linus 2018) — Autor — 1 exemplar
Linus. Dicembre 2018 (Linus 2018) — Autor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Johnson, Crockett
Nome legal
Leisk, David Johnson
Data de nascimento
1906-10-20
Data de falecimento
1975-07-11
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
New York City, New York, USA
Local de falecimento
Westport, Connecticut, USA
Causa da morte
lung cancer
Locais de residência
New York, New York, USA
Educação
Cooper Union
New York University
Ocupações
cartoonist
children's book illustrator
painter
Relações
Krauss, Ruth (wife)

Membros

Críticas

This is a wonderful story about the power of imagination. My son loved it, and I still do.
 
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Bookladycma | 212 outras críticas | May 18, 2024 |
One night Harold, with his trusty purple crayon, goes for a walk on a tightrope. Down he falls into a circus complete with trapeze, clowns, and lion tamers.
 
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PlumfieldCH | 4 outras críticas | Apr 20, 2024 |
With the aid of his purple crayon, Harold draws a moon, a path and everything else he wants for his walk in the moonlight.
 
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PlumfieldCH | 212 outras críticas | Apr 19, 2024 |
Armed only with a purple crayon, a little boy named Harold draws a moon and a path to walk on, then draws his way into an adventure. Eventually he draws his way back home, and draws himself a bed to sleep in.

Very cute, but seems like it might be trying to appeal more to parents than kids. The stark drawings are beautiful, but it’s a little too long to hold my niece’s attention, and there’s the obvious concern about promoting drawing on walls. I’ll be interested to see if she likes this one more when she’s a little older.… (mais)
 
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norabelle414 | 212 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
64
Also by
12
Membros
13,138
Popularidade
#1,775
Avaliação
4.2
Críticas
297
ISBN
206
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
4

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