The Crayons Go Back to School (Crayons)

by Drew Daywalt (Author) Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)

The Crayons Go Back to School (Crayons)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Crayons

The hilarious crayons from the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day The Crayons Quit are ready to go back to school!

The crayons are getting ready to go back to school, and each crayon has a subject they're looking forward to the most. They're also ready to meet new friends. . . and let loose during their very favorite time of day: art class. A humorous, small hardcover back-to-school story from everyone's favorite school supplies.

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Kirkus Reviews

A...congenial matriculant in publishing's autumnal rite of back-to-school offerings.

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Drew Daywalt
Drew Daywalt grew up in a haunted house, but now lives in a Southern California home haunted only by his wife, two kids, and a German shepherd. A Hollywood screenwriter when he is not writing for young readers, Drew's favorite crayon is Black. He is the #1 bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, in addition to may other titles.

Oliver Jeffers is a creator of art for adults and children. An illustrator of fine art, his picture books have received numerous awards and much critical aclaim. The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home were both #1 New York Times bestsellers. Oliver has has become one of the world's most in-demand artists, creating pieces and graphics for TED Talks, The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and for U2's lyric video to the song "Ordinary Love." You can find Oliver at
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Philomel Books
Publication date
May 20, 2023
BISAC categories
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV035000 - Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
JUV009020 - Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Colors
Library of Congress categories

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