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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