Happy Birthday to David Johnson Leisk a.k.a, Crockett Johnson (who might have one of the best pen names ever)! In 1955 Crockett wrote and illustrated the beloved children’s book Harold and the Purple Crayon!

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In 2002 Harold and the Purple Crayon came off the pages and became 13-episode HBO show, you can watch the entire series HERE!

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Happy National Sloth Day!

FUN FACTS!

1. Sloths are clumsy on land but are great swimmers.
2. Sloths are arboreal animals, so they spend most of their time in trees.
3. Sloths sleep about 10 hours a day.
4. Algae grow on their fur, which camouflages them green.
5. Sloths’ primary predators include eagles, snakes, and jaguars.
6. Three-toed sloths can turn their heads almost 360 degrees.
7. Sloths can live up to 40 years old.

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Want to find out more about Sloths, watch adorable videos of Sloths or join the Sloth Appreciation Society?! Mmmmm, YES!

Click the image below to visit Slothville, your Sloth headquarters!

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