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Crockett Johnson (1906–1975)

Autor de Harold y el lápiz color morado

59+ Obras 12,796 Miembros 294 Reseñas 4 Preferidas

Sobre El Autor

Crockett Johnson, pen name for David Johnson Leisk, was born October, 20, 1906 in New York City. He studied art at Cooper Union in 1924 and New York University in 1925. He wrote political cartoons for the New Masses from 1940-1943. In 1942, his popular character Barnaby first appeared in the mostrar más newspaper, PM, and was later syndicated into 52 American newspapers. He married author Ruth Krauss in the early 1940s and illustrated three of her children's books: The Carrot Seed, How to Make an Earthquake, and The Happy Egg. His first children's book, Who's Upside Down? was published in 1952. His well-known series with his character Harold, began in 1955 with Harold and the Purple Crayon. He died of lung cancer on July 11, 1975 at the age of 68. mostrar menos

Series

Obras de Crockett Johnson

Harold y el lápiz color morado (1955) 7,655 copias
A Picture for Harold's Room (1960) 866 copias
Harold's Circus (1959) 503 copias
Harold's ABC (1981) 466 copias
Harold's Trip to the Sky (1957) 310 copias
Is This You? (1955) 128 copias
The Blue Ribbon Puppies (1958) 114 copias
Ellen's Lion: Twelve Stories (1959) 103 copias
Barnaby (1943) 67 copias
Magic Beach (1965) 64 copias
Barnaby, Vol. 1 (2013) 63 copias
Barnaby and Mr. O'Malley (1944) 44 copias
Barnaby, Vol. 2 (2014) 33 copias
Barnaby, Vol. 3 (2016) — Autor — 28 copias
Mr. O'Malley, Wizard of Wall Street (1986) — Autor — 15 copias
Barnaby Volume Four (2020) 11 copias
J.J.O'Malley Goes Hollywood (1986) 10 copias
Time for Spring (1957) 10 copias
Harold's Treasure Hunt (2020) 8 copias
Who's Upside Down? (1990) 5 copias
The Frowning Prince (1974) 4 copias
The emperor's gifts (1965) 4 copias
Haroldo Vira Gigante (2008) 3 copias
Terrible terrifying Toby (1957) 3 copias
Merry go round, (1958) 3 copias
Saga of Quilby 2 copias
"HAROLD NELLO SPAZIO" (2021) 2 copias

Obras relacionadas

La hora de acostarse (1945) — Ilustrador — 4,203 copias
An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories (2000) — Contribuidor — 360 copias
Mickey's Magnet (1956) — Ilustrador — 341 copias
The Little Fish That Got Away (1956) — Ilustrador — 301 copias
Strange Stories for Strange Kids (2001) — Contribuidor — 218 copias
The Happy Egg (1967) — Ilustrador — 197 copias
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 6, February 1975 (1975) — Ilustrador — 5 copias
How to Make an Earthquake (1954) — Ilustrador — 4 copias
Linus (2019) (Vol. 1) (2019) — Artista de Cubierta — 1 copia

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Conocimiento común

Nombre canónico
Johnson, Crockett
Nombre legal
Leisk, David Johnson
Fecha de nacimiento
1906-10-20
Fecha de fallecimiento
1975-07-11
Género
male
Nacionalidad
USA
Lugar de nacimiento
New York City, New York, USA
Lugar de fallecimiento
Westport, Connecticut, USA
Causa de fallecimiento
lung cancer
Lugares de residencia
New York, New York, USA
Educación
Cooper Union
New York University
Ocupaciones
cartoonist
children's book illustrator
painter
Relaciones
Krauss, Ruth (wife)

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Armed only with a purple crayon, a little boy named Harold draws a moon and a path to walk on, then draws his way into an adventure. Eventually he draws his way back home, and draws himself a bed to sleep in.

Very cute, but seems like it might be trying to appeal more to parents than kids. The stark drawings are beautiful, but it’s a little too long to hold my niece’s attention, and there’s the obvious concern about promoting drawing on walls. I’ll be interested to see if she likes this one more when she’s a little older.… (más)
 
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norabelle414 | 210 reseñas más. | Feb 23, 2024 |
An adventure built on creativity and imagination with only a crayon as a prop.
 
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nlgeorge | 210 reseñas más. | Feb 3, 2024 |
Independent Reading Level: Pre-K - 3
Awards: Daytime Emmy Award (2002)
 
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vflore21 | 210 reseñas más. | Dec 4, 2023 |
 
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Miembros
12,796
Popularidad
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Valoración
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Reseñas
294
ISBNs
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Idiomas
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