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Crayon Box That Talked, The

Crayon Box That Talked, The

by Shane Derolf Illustrated by Shane Derolf, 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.

Ages
4, 5, 6
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.2
Lexile Measure
590L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrators

Shane Derolf
Shane Derolf
Michael Letzig

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