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Johnson, Crockett 1906-1975

Overview
Works: 233 works in 942 publications in 16 languages and 31,438 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories  Picture books  Board books  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Short films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Originator
Classifications: PZ7.K875, E
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Crockett Johnson
Publications by Crockett Johnson
Publications by Crockett Johnson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Crockett Johnson
Harold and the purple crayon by Crockett Johnson( Book )
136 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 6,131 libraries worldwide
Overview: Essential Picture Book Classics - timeless stories for every child to treasure. "One night, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight." Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement. Full of funny twists and surprises, this joyful story shows just how far your imagination can take you. Harold and the Purple Crayon has delighted readers of all ages for over fifty years
The carrot seed by Ruth Krauss( Book )
73 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,944 libraries worldwide
Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants
A picture for Harold's room : a purple crayon adventure by Crockett Johnson( Book )
41 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 2,217 libraries worldwide
Stepping into the picture he has drawn with his purple crayon, Harold continues drawing his way through various adventures
Harold at the North Pole : a Christmas journey with the purple crayon by Crockett Johnson( Book )
35 editions published between 1957 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,586 libraries worldwide
With the aid of his purple crayon, Harold goes to the North Pole to help Santa prepare for his Christmas Eve journey
Harold's circus : an astounding, colossal purple crayon event by Crockett Johnson( Book )
33 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
Harold goes for an adventurous walk on a tightrope and through a circus with his purple crayon
Harold's trip to the sky by Crockett Johnson( Book )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Harold travels to the sky with the help of his purple crayon
Will spring be early or will spring be late? by Crockett Johnson( Book )
14 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 libraries worldwide
So anxious is the groundhog to predict an early spring that he is grossly misled by an artificial flower
The happy egg by Ruth Krauss( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
A bird hatches from its egg and learns to fly
Magic beach by Crockett Johnson( Book )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 884 libraries worldwide
Two children find themselves in a story when they write words in the sand on the beach, and whatever they have written appears when the waves wash the words away
Harold's ABC by Crockett Johnson( Book )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Harold takes a trip to the moon and comes home again simply by drawing his way through the letters of the alphabet with a purple crayon
Harold's fairy tale : further adventures with the purple crayon by Crockett Johnson( Book )
33 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 807 libraries worldwide
With his purple crayon Harold draws his way into an enchanted garden troubled by a giant witch
Ellen's lion : twelve stories by Crockett Johnson( Book )
18 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Presents twelve episodes in Ellen's relationship with her toy lion
The little fish that got away by Bernadine Cook( Book )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and French and held by 528 libraries worldwide
A little boy went fishing and caught a great, great big fish, a great big fish, and a big fish, but he did not catch the little fish
La semilla de zanahoria by Ruth Krauss( Book )
11 editions published between 1945 and 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
"It won't come up," everyone warns the young boy in this story, who has great expectations for a carrot seed that he plants and tends carefully. The boy's conviction remains strong in the face of strong doubt and opposition. And to everyone's surprise except his, the carrot he eventually harvests grows as large as his faith, earning him first prize at the state fair. Young readers will learn the values of conviction and faith in this warm children's tale
Harold and the purple crayon : and more great stories to spark the imagination ( visu )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Harold wants to take a walk in the moonlight so he draws a moon with his purple crayon. Plus 6 more stories: A Picture for Harold's Room; Harold's Fairy Tale; The Swineherd; Time of Wonder; The Foolish Frog; and Drummer Hoff
Harold and the purple crayon by Crockett Johnson( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Harold creates an adventurous moonlight walk with his purple crayon
Barnaby by Crockett Johnson( Book )
23 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 363 libraries worldwide
A collection of comic strips put into a book about Barnaby who wanted a fairy godmother, and wished on a star. What he got was a fairy godfather, with pink wings and a paunch, named Mr. O'Malley.--Publisher description
The carrot seed by Ruth Krauss( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants
Time for spring by Crockett Johnson( Book )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Spring is due anytime, but the snowman Irene makes during an unseasonable snow storm says it won't arrive while he's around
Willie's adventures, three stories by Margaret Wise Brown( Book )
8 editions published between 1954 and 1985 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Three stories about a young boy and his experiences: Willie's Animal, Willie's Pockets, and Willie's Walk
 
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Alternative Names
Crockett Johnson
Crockett Johnson Amerikaans striptekenaar (1906-1975)
Crockett Johnson auteur et illustrateur de livres pour enfants
G’ohnson, Kroket 1906-1975
G’onson, Kroket 1906-1975
G'ohnson, Ḳroḳeṭ 1906-1975
G'onson, Ḳroḳet 1906-1975
Ǧônsôn, Qrôqeṭ 1906-1975
Johnson, C.
Johnson, Crockett.
Johnson, Crockett, 1906-
Johonson Leisk, David 1906-1975
Jonson, Kuroketto 1906-1975
Leisk, David Johnson
Leisk, David Johnson 1906-
Leisk David Johnson 1906-1975
ג׳ונסון, קרוקט
ג׳ונסון, קרוקט 1906-
ג'ונסון, קרוקט 1906-1975
דזשאנסאן, קרוקט 1906-1975
קרוקט ג'ונסון
קרוקט ג'ונסון אמן אמריקאי
جونسون، كروكيت
존슨 라이스크, 데이비드 1906-1975
존슨, 크로켓 1906-1975
ジョンソン, クロケット
克拉格特.强森
克拉格特.强森 1906-1975
Languages
English (483)
Spanish (22)
Chinese (19)
Dutch (10)
French (9)
Hebrew (9)
Italian (8)
German (6)
Swedish (5)
Japanese (4)
Tamil (3)
Korean (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Burmese (1)
Russian (1)
Hmong (1)
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