The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, ages 3-7
Drew Daywalt’s clever story of a box of crayons gone rogue will get the whole family laughing at their letters. One morning poor Duncan opens his desk drawer looking for his trusty crayons and, in their place, finds a pack of letters detailing their grievances, one crayon at a time. Red is tired. Beige is bored. Black is misunderstood. Pink in underused. Peach is naked! What a crisis. What can Duncan do to get his crayons to cancel their strike. Skilful artwork makes the story line come alive. This book has lots of fans.