1958. . JOHNSON, Crockett. Poster (Children's Spring Book Festival). New York: Herald Tribune, 1958. Poster measures 17 by 22 inches. $950.Charming poster for Children's Spring Book Festival for 1958 drawn by Crockett Johnson, featuring Harold and his iconic purple crayon.Crocket Johnson's first Harold bookHarold and the Purple Crayon--was published in 1955; he continued to release books featuring Harold and his trusty crayon throughout the fifties and early sixties. This poster for the Children's Spring Book Festival for 1958, sponsored by the New York Herald Tribune, features Harold standing atop a pile of books he has drawn with his purple crayon, putting the finishing touches on a moon at the top of the poster. Fine condition. (Inventory #: 104375)
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