New Release Books by Drew Daywalt

Drew Daywalt is the author of Green Is for Christmas (2022), Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid (2021), The Crayons' Book of Colours (2021), The Crayons' Book of Feelings (2021) and other 42 books.

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Green Is for Christmas

release date: Oct 18, 2022
Green Is for Christmas
In this Christmas story starring the crayons from the #1 New York Times bestseller The Day The Crayons Quit, Green Crayon is certain that he is the only Christmas color in the box. Of course, Red, White, Silver and even Tan have something to say about that... When Green Crayon claims that green is the only color for Christmas, other crayons let him know that there would be no Christmas without them either. No candy canes or Santa without Red, no snow without White, no bells or stars without Silver, and no cookies or reindeer without Tan! The crayons agree that they all need to come together to make Christmas special. This humorous Christmas story is the perfect stocking stuffer and a great gift for fans of The Day The Crayons Quit--and all kids who like to color.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid

release date: Sep 07, 2021
Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid
A hilarious story of wishes and friendship by Drew Daywalt, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit, and Molly Idle, the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Flora and the Flamingo. Everyone knows that kids wish upon stars, but did you know that stars wish upon kids, too? When Clyde makes a wish on a star before bedtime, he doesn''t expect the star to actually show up in his bedroom. Then Star reveals she made a wish, too! But both their wishes are secret. From the author of the blockbuster hit The Day the Crayons Quit and the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Molly Idle comes a hilarious and heartfelt story about finding friendship in the most unexpected places. Praise for Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Kid: "Daywalt succeeds in lightening the heavy topic of loneliness with plenty of breezy banter. The real magic is in colored-pencil artwork by Idle, which has the visual drama and framing of classic animation, as well as a captivating celestial protagonist, who floats through the air with gymnastic nimbleness.”--Publishers Weekly

The Crayons' Book of Colours

release date: Aug 05, 2021
The Crayons' Book of Colours
Learning colours is fun in this entertaining book from the creators of the #1 New York Times Bestsellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.

The Crayons' Book of Feelings

release date: May 04, 2021
The Crayons' Book of Feelings
The crayons are back in this board book all about feelings from the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home! Everyone knows the crayons love to color, but did you know that crayons have feelings too? Sometimes they are happy and sometimes they feel downright blue. From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, comes a fun board book to help young readers understand and express their feelings.

The Day The Crayons Came Home

release date: Aug 19, 2021
The Day The Crayons Came Home
The hilarious sequel to the prize-winning, international bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit!

The Crayons’ Book of Colours

release date: Jul 22, 2021
The Crayons’ Book of Colours
Learning colours is fun in this entertaining book from the creators of the #1 New York Times Bestsellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.

The Crayons’ Book of Numbers

release date: Jul 22, 2021
The Crayons’ Book of Numbers
Learning to count is fun in this entertaining book of numbers from the creators of the #1 New York Times Bestsellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.

Love from the Crayons

release date: Aug 05, 2021
Love from the Crayons
Celebrate Valentine’s Day – and love – with the number 1 bestselling Crayons!

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

release date: Feb 11, 2020
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors
New York Times Bestseller! 5 Starred Reviews! "Will have listeners in stitches." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Purely absurd, sidesplitting humor." —Booklist (starred review) "Demands bombastic, full-volume performances." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Perfect for a guffawing share with younger sibs or buddy read." —BCCB (starred review) "The sort of story that makes children love to read." —School Library Journal (starred review) From acclaimed, bestselling creators Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, and Adam Rex, author-illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors. "I couldn’t stop laughing while reading this aloud to a group of kids," commented the founder of Bookopolis.com, Kari Ness Riedel.

The Crayons’ Book of Feelings

release date: May 27, 2021
The Crayons’ Book of Feelings
The crayons are back in this board book all about feelings from the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home!

The Crayons' Christmas

release date: Oct 15, 2019
The Crayons' Christmas
Celebrate the holidays with the Crayons in this festive story from #1 New York Times best-selling duo Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers. This special book has letters, games, ornaments, a poster, and even a pop-up Christmas tree! ''Tis the season for all of us to write our holiday wishlists. But everyone--even the crayons--know the best presents are the ones that you give. In this unique book, readers get to see how Duncan, the crayons, and their families celebrate the holidays. With real, folded letters from the Crayons that you can pull from their envelopes and read, games, punch-out ornaments, a poster, and a pop-up tree, this book is the perfect gift for for the holidays and for fans of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. Praise for The Day the Crayons Came Home Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Picture Book of 2015! A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2015! One of Parents Magazine''s Ten Best Children''s Books of 2015! A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year! "Funnier than the creators'' original blockbuster."--Parents Magazine "Mr. Daywalt''s text blends with Mr. Jeffers''s illustrations to make a picture book that will have children clamoring for more crayon adventures."--The Wall Street Journal "Continues its predecessor''s pleasing, goofy conceit...Once again, both Daywalt''s text and Jeffers'' illustrations are endearing."--New York Times Book Review "By telling stories from the points of view of crayons, giving voices to the small and ignored, Daywalt and Jeffers have created two books that offer plenty of charm and fun, but also make children feel deeply understood."--The Boston Globe * "A masterwork of humor and design . . . Sure to be as popular as The Day the Crayons Quit."--Booklist, starred review * "A brilliant, colorful tale that begs to be read aloud and a must-have for all collections."--School Library Journal, starred review * "Once again, Daywalt and Jeffers create rich emotional lives and personalities for their colorful cast, and it''s hard to imagine a reader who won''t be delighted."--Publishers Weekly, starred review "Not only stands on its own merit, but may be even more colorful than the original."--Huffington Post "Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers once again offer perceptive and frequently hilarious insights...The Day the Crayons Came Home will have readers of all ages chuckling--and will inspire kids'' empathy and imagination in equal measure."--BookPage Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit The #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon--over two years on the bestseller list! Winner of the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Amazon''s 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013 Goodreads'' 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year * "Hilarious . . . Move over, Click, Clack, Moo; we''ve got a new contender for the most successful picture-book strike." -BCCB, starred review "Jeffers . . . elevates crayon drawing to remarkable heights." -Booklist "Fresh and funny." -The Wall Street Journal "This book will have children asking to have it read again and again." -Library Media Connection * "This colorful title should make for an uproarious storytime." -School Library Journal, starred review * "These memorable personalities will leave readers glancing apprehensively at their own crayon boxes." -Publishers Weekly, starred review "Utterly original." -San Francisco Chronicle

My Tooth Is LOST! (Monkey & Cake)

release date: Sep 17, 2019
My Tooth Is LOST! (Monkey & Cake)
From the bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit comes another hilarious friendship story from Monkey and Cake. This time Monkey lost a tooth... will Cake be able to help Monkey find it?

Toy Story 4: Forky in Craft Buddy Day

release date: May 07, 2019
Toy Story 4: Forky in Craft Buddy Day
A picture book based on a new breakout character from the world of the upcoming Pixar Studios film Toy Story 4.

The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick

release date: Oct 23, 2018
The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick
* "A surefire read-aloud for any wannabe hero." --Booklist (starred review) From Drew Daywalt, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit, comes a hilarious buddy-comedy picture book starring a grouchy stuffed bunny and a happy-go-lucky stick. When super cheerful Stick and grumpy stuffed bunny Huggie get thrown from a backpack, the adventure is on! Together this odd couple survives encounters with sea-faring pirates, raging rhinos in Africa, sword-wielding royalty in Europe, stick-eating panda bears in Asia, sharks in Australia, hungry penguins in Antarctica, and piranhas in South America--all before finally making it home to North America. A fantastically funny read-aloud about two unlikely friends and their epic journey around the world.

Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy

release date: Sep 04, 2018
Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy
It is impossible not to crack up while reading this all-dialogue bedtime story by Drew Daywalt, the New York Times #1 best-selling author of The Day the Crayons Quit. Scott Campbell''s expressive illustrations bring home the hilarity. Roderick hates going to bed, and the young boy has become quite resourceful in coming up with ways to delay the dreaded hour when the lights must go out. Roderick''s loving parents -- fed up with the distractions and demands that have become his anti-bedtime ritual -- decide to get him a stuffed animal to cuddle with and help him wind down. However, Sleepy quickly proves to be a bit high-maintenance. Just when we fear the night may never end, Sleepy''s antics become too exhausting for Roderick to bear.

The Crayons' Book of Numbers

release date: Oct 18, 2016
The Crayons' Book of Numbers
Counting is as easy as 1... 2... purple?... in this charming book of numbers from the creators of the #1 New York Times Best Sellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. Poor Duncan can''t catch a break! First, his crayons go on strike. Then, they come back home. Now his favorite colors are missing once again! Can you count up all the crayons that are missing from his box? From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home comes a colorful board book introducing young readers to numbers.

The Crayons' Book of Colors

release date: Oct 18, 2016
The Crayons' Book of Colors
The crayons are back and brighter than ever in this board book of colors from the creators of the #1 New York Times Best Sellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. It''s Duncan''s birthday, and all the crayons want to make him a card! With their fun and quirky illustrations of firetrucks, dragons, and (dare we say?) wheat, these creative crayons each have something different to contribute. When they come together, they can make something truly spectacular to celebrate Duncan''s birthday! From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, comes a fun board book introducing young readers to colors.

BB-8 on the Run

release date: Nov 01, 2017
BB-8 on the Run
When BB-8 is separated from his master, Poe Dameron, on the lonely desert planet of Jakku, he has no choice but to keep rolling. It''s all up to him to get a top-secret map back to the Resistance so they can find Luke Skywalker and save the galaxy from the evil First Order. It''s scary to have a big job when you''re just a little droid on your own. But BB-8 isn''t alone for long. As he speeds across the sand, BB-8 meets all kinds of strangers who need his help. Should he do good things, as Poe always told him, or will that get in the way of his mission? See how everyone''s favorite little astromech droid makes friends and foils enemies in this funny and exciting new Star Wars adventure!

Star Wars BB-8 on the Run

release date: Sep 01, 2017
Star Wars BB-8 on the Run
When BB-8 is separated from his master, Poe Dameron, on the lonely desert planet of Jakku, he has no choice but to keep rolling. It''s all up to him to get a top-secret map back to the Resistance so they can find Luke Skywalker and save the galaxy from the evil First Order. It''s scary to have a big job when you''re just a little droid on your own. But BB-8 isn''t alone for long. As he speeds across the sand, BB-8 meets all kinds of strangers who need his help. Should he do good things, as Poe always told him, or will that get in the way of his mission? See how everyone''s favorite little astromech droid makes friends and foils enemies in this funny and exciting new Star Wars adventure!

The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors

release date: May 18, 2017
The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors
A laugh-out-loud funny new children’s book from the author of The Day the Crayons Quit. The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors reveals the epic tale behind everyone’s favourite playground game!

The Day Crayons Quit

release date: Oct 01, 2014

What is Inside THIS Box?

release date: Jan 01, 2021
What is Inside THIS Box?
Monkey has a big box, which he tells Cake has a cat inside, but only when the box is closed; Cake suggest that maybe it is a dinosaur instead, and the two friends puzzle over how they can solve the problem of finding out what is in the box, if it is always empty when opened.

This is MY Fort!

release date: Jan 01, 2020
This is MY Fort!
Monkey and Cake are normally good friends, but today Cake is building a no-Monkey fort--until Monkey teaches him a lesson about being alone and he realizes that forts (and other things) are much better when they are shared.
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