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The Crayon Man : The True Story Of The Invention Of Crayola Crayons

by Natascha Biebow

Synopsis

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 color. 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 COLOR!

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Copyright year 2019
ISBN-13 9781328866844
ISBN-10 132886684X
Class Copyright
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Subject Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 32 MB
Number of Pages 48
Language ENG
Shelf No. NF045
Grade Range 1-4
Ages 6-9
Lexile 960L