Penguin Young Readers 12 Days of Picture Books Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway Day 12 – “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers



“The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers


This sequel is hilarious! Each two page spread contains a postcard from one of Duncan’s beloved crayons each asking for help to find their way back home.  Poor crayons…. they have been through being broken, melted, eaten, sharpened and more. Will they all make it back home safely?  You’ll have to read the book to find out 😉



**** Giveaway ****

Want a chance to win a copy of this hilarious book? Head over to the Penguin Kids Facebook page: . This is where all of the giveaways will be located in the Penguin Young Readers 12 Days of Picture Books Blog Tour & Giveaways. Look for a post on their Facebook page for the giveaway for this book on 12/17/15. That post will contain all the specifics on how to enter and the rules for the giveaway.

Also be sure to check out the Penguin Young Readers Holiday Gift guide where you can build and share your own wish list from a huge assortment of kids’ books for all age groups:


crayons give

Every time you use the hashtag #everycrayoncounts on social media, Penguin Random House will donate $5 to The Crayon Collection. The campaign runs through December 31, 2015, and up to $2000 will be donated! Limit one entry per person per social media platform. Learn more:


crayon coming back

Free crayons postcard printable:

postcard crayons come home

(I used that to make a version that is all on one page and is in black and white: postcard printable)

Free educator’s guide:

crayons educators guide

Free printables: (includes maze, coloring page, dot to dot and spot the differences) & (includes a word search, creative drawing page, maze and dot to dot)

free coloring page



Check out this fun free crayons craftivity on TPT:

crayon craft

See this post for info about the first book:


And check out the participating blogs:

OMazing Kids

Sleeping Should Be Easy

House of Burke

Homegrown Friends

Growing Up Madison


Crafty Moms Share

Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers

Inspiration Laboratories

Clarks Condensed

Book Rock Betty

Kid Lit Frenzy

Bored Mommy

The Delightful Life

Reads and Recipes

KidsCreative Chaos

The Chirping Moms

Hello Happy

Spark and Pook

Fun Handprint Art

Mama Smiles


Imagination Soup

Tots and Me

Design of the Picture Book

Gravity Bread

Creative Family Fun

Future Flying Saucers

Mrs. Karle’s Sight and Sound Reading


Coquette Maman

Growing Book by Book

A Little Bit of Everything

Happily Ever Mom

Little Earthling

The Little Tourist

#Sweepstakes #Giveaway ##EveryCrayonCounts #KidsLit

@DrewDaywalt @OliverJeffers



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