Drew Daywalt said the concept for the sequel to his bestselling children’s book, “The Day the Crayons Quit,” came to him when he spotted several lone crayons around his home.
One was melted to a sock in the dryer. Another had been chewed up by the dog.
The author, who was struck by their abysmal circumstances, wondered what sorts of things those crayons might say if given the chance.
“Not only were they broken and maligned, they were lost,” Daywalt said...
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