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The Crayon Box that Talked

The Crayon Box that Talked

by Shane Derolf Illustrated by Michael Letzig

After overhearing some crayons in toy store complaining about one another, a little girl decides to buy them all and take them home. The girl picks up the colors one by one and draws. When the crayons see the picture they have all helped create, they realize that beautiful things can happen when everyone works together.

This classroom favorite began as a poem, and its important message of cooperation was chosen as a theme for the National Anti-Discrimination Campaign for Children.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages

About the Author and Illustrator

Shane Derolf
Michael Letzig

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