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The crayon man : the true story of the invention of Crayola crayons

Biebow, Natascha (author.). Salerno, Steven, (illustrator.).

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  • 33 of 35 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury JB BINNEY, E BIE (Text to phone) 34005145476015 Juvenile Biography Checked out 03/30/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 132886684X
  • ISBN: 9781328866844 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781328866844 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 132886684X (hardback)
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.: "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"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6-9.
K to Grade 3.
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2019-2020.
Subject: Binney, Edwin Juvenile literature
Binney & Smith Co. Juvenile literature
Binney, Edwin
Binney & Smith Co.
Industrialists United States Biography Juvenile literature
Crayons History Juvenile literature
Picture books for children
Industrialists
Crayons
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.
Picture books for children.

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The Crayon Man : The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons
The Crayon Man : The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons
by Biebow, Natascha; Salerno, Steven (Illustrator)
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The Crayon Man : The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons


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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