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

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
Pub. Date:
[2019]
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English
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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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subject_facet Binney & Smith Co, Binney & Smith Co. -- Juvenile literature, Binney, Edwin, Binney, Edwin. -- Juvenile literature, Biographies, Biography, Crayons, Crayons -- History -- Juvenile literature, Industrialists, Industrialists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Art, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Business & Economics, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Inventions, Juvenile works, Picture books, United States, new list 20190430
title_display The crayon man : the true story of the invention of Crayola crayons
title_full The crayon man : the true story of the invention of Crayola crayons / by Natascha Biebow ; illustrated by Steven Salerno
title_short The crayon man :
title_sub the true story of the invention of Crayola crayons
topic_facet Binney, Edwin, Crayons, History, Industrialists, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Art, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Boys & Men, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Business & Economics, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Inventions, new list 20190430