A Day With No Crayons
Liza loved her crayons. She treasured turquoise,
adored apricot, and flipped over fuchsia.
But when Liza's mother takes away her beloved crayons, her world suddenly goes gray. How does the budding artist respond? She squirts her toothpaste angrily and stomps through mud puddles. Through these acts, Liza inadvertently creates art—and eventually discovers color in the world around her.
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“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”
— Vincent Van Gogh
--The San Francisco Chronicle
“A great story of imagination and inspiration.”
--Detroit Free Press
Recommended by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Winner Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature
Monarch Award Finalist (Illinois State Children's Choice Award)
* Translated into Korean and Chinese *
* In its second printing *