Imatge de l'autor

Crockett Johnson (1906–1975)

Autor/a de Harold and the Purple Crayon

63+ obres 13,121 Membres 297 Ressenyes 4 preferits

Sobre l'autor

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 mostra'n més 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. mostra'n menys

Sèrie

Obres de Crockett Johnson

Harold and the Purple Crayon (1955) 7,843 exemplars
A Picture for Harold's Room (1960) 884 exemplars
Harold's Circus (1959) 513 exemplars
Harold's ABC (1981) 479 exemplars
Harold's Trip to the Sky (1957) 314 exemplars
Is This You? (1955) 132 exemplars
The Blue Ribbon Puppies (1958) 116 exemplars
Ellen's Lion: Twelve Stories (1959) 107 exemplars
Barnaby (1943) 67 exemplars
Magic Beach (1965) 65 exemplars
Barnaby, Vol. 1 (2013) 64 exemplars
Barnaby and Mr. O'Malley (1944) 44 exemplars
Barnaby, Vol. 2 (2014) 34 exemplars
Barnaby, Vol. 3 (2016) — Autor — 29 exemplars
Mr. O'Malley Goes for the Gold (1986) 16 exemplars
Mr. O'Malley, Wizard of Wall Street (1986) — Autor — 15 exemplars
Barnaby Volume Four (2020) 13 exemplars
Harold's Treasure Hunt (2020) 11 exemplars
J.J.O'Malley Goes Hollywood (1986) 10 exemplars
Time for Spring (1957) 10 exemplars
Who's Upside Down? (1990) 5 exemplars
The emperor's gifts (1965) 4 exemplars
The Frowning Prince (1974) 4 exemplars
Haroldo Vira Gigante (2008) 3 exemplars
Merry go round, (1958) 3 exemplars
Terrible terrifying Toby (1957) 3 exemplars
"HAROLD NELLO SPAZIO" (2021) 2 exemplars
Saga of Quilby 2 exemplars
Paultje op Mars 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Carrot Seed (1945) — Il·lustrador — 4,315 exemplars
An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories (2000) — Col·laborador — 365 exemplars
Mickey's Magnet (1956) — Il·lustrador — 352 exemplars
The Little Fish That Got Away (1956) — Il·lustrador — 309 exemplars
Strange Stories for Strange Kids (2001) — Col·laborador — 220 exemplars
The Happy Egg (1967) — Il·lustrador — 200 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 6, February 1975 (1975) — Il·lustrador — 5 exemplars
How to Make an Earthquake (1954) — Il·lustrador — 4 exemplars
Linus (2019) (Vol. 1) (2019) — Autor de la coberta — 1 exemplars
Linus. Settembre 2018 (Linus 2018) — Autor — 1 exemplars
Linus. Dicembre 2018 (Linus 2018) — Autor — 1 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Johnson, Crockett
Nom oficial
Leisk, David Johnson
Data de naixement
1906-10-20
Data de defunció
1975-07-11
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
New York City, New York, USA
Lloc de defunció
Westport, Connecticut, USA
Causa de la mort
lung cancer
Llocs de residència
New York, New York, USA
Educació
Cooper Union
New York University
Professions
cartoonist
children's book illustrator
painter
Relacions
Krauss, Ruth (wife)

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This is a wonderful story about the power of imagination. My son loved it, and I still do.
 
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Bookladycma | Hi ha 212 ressenyes més | 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 | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | 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 | Hi ha 212 ressenyes més | 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.… (més)
 
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norabelle414 | Hi ha 212 ressenyes més | Feb 23, 2024 |

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Obres
63
També de
12
Membres
13,121
Popularitat
#1,780
Valoració
4.2
Ressenyes
297
ISBN
206
Llengües
12
Preferit
4

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