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Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons -

Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons

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Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of one of the world's most beloved toys. A perfect fit among favorites like The Day the Crayons Quit and Balloons Over Broadway. purple mountains' majesty, mauvelous, jungle green, razzmatazz ... What child doesn't love to hold a crayon in their hands? But children didn't always have such magical boxes of crayons. Before Edwin Binney set out to change things, children couldn't really even draw in colour. Here's the true story of an inventor who so loved nature's vibrant colors that he found a way to bring the outside world to children in a bright green box for only a nickel! With experimentation, and a special knack for listening, Edwin Binney and his dynamic team at Crayola created one of the world's most enduring, best-loved childhood toys empowering children to dream in COLOUR! AGES: 6 to 9 AUTHOR: Natascha Biebow was a children's book editor for twenty years in London, at Random House, ABC and DK, is now the British Isles SCBWI advisor and runs a wonderful writer's workshop business called Blue Elephant. She lives in London with her family. SELLING POINTS: . Crayola has approved this text and art and are excited to share this story. . Children around the world use Crayola Crayons every day and Edwin's story shows how a little imagination can bring color to the world. . Fun and informative sidebars that are perfect for teaching kids about the history of crayons and how they're made.

Product code: 9781328866844

ISBN 9781328866844
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H279xW216
No. Of Pages 40
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Celebrating the inventor of the Crayola crayon! This gloriously illustrated picture book biography tells the inspiring story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of one of the world's most beloved toys. A perfect fit among favorites like The Day the Crayons Quit and Balloons Over Broadway.