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Purple, Green and Yellow [Paperback]

Robert Munsch , Helene Desputeaux
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
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Aug. 23 2007 Annikins

Brigid really loves markers. But when she draws herself with super-permanent ink, she must find a creative solution to stay out of trouble.


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About the Author

Robert Munsch is the author of more than 25 books for children including The Paper Bag Princes and Stephanie's Ponytail. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and studied to be a Jesuit priest before deciding to work with children instead. He taught in a variety of nursery schools and daycare centers while he earned an MA in Early Childhood Education. In 1975, Munsch and his wife, Ann, moved to Guelph, Ontario. The Munschs have three children: Julie, Andrew, and Tyya (see them all in Something Good!).


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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Colorful and funny! May 20 2002
Format:Paperback
This story begins with young Brigid's desire to have markers like all of her friends. Her anxious mother frets that Brigid will color on walls, floors, and herself. Brigid's plea is victorious when she makes her point for water color markers.
"They wash off with just water...Get me some of those." She gets a box of 500 water color markers. Brigid soon grows bored and makes her case for getting markers that smell, and then finally a box of "super-indelible-never-come-off-till-you're-dead-and-maybe-even-later colouring markers." Then, bored with paper, she starts coloring her fingernails....Brigid is a colorful character who slips into coloring on herself, as many young children do. Adults may fret that this book may encourage children to draw on themselves, but this story is funny because of the unreal solution to the very real problem of children coloring on themselves. The children that I have read this to seem to get that this is the real point to this book. This book is for every child who has ever preferred markers to crayons or colored pencils, and then wandered away from their original purpose.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Another munch mini book Sept. 23 2011
By Munch
Format:Paperback
So dissapointed when we received this book along with others. There was NO indication that they were mini books. What a piss off.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great colors, great fun Nov. 12 2007
By David
Format:Paperback
This is a great read-aloud story, with repeating phrases that your child can say with you. The pictures are colorful pictures, the text is funny. You kids will want to read the story again and again. It is a great introduction to reading for any child. For older kids I recommend the series of Why Some Cats are Rascals.
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars This is a mini-book! June 2 2009
Format:Paperback
I was quite shocked when I received this and another Robert Munch book I ordered and found out it was a mini-book. There was no indication of this when I made my order. Disappointed.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It's a tiny book! June 29 2011
Format:Paperback
I haven't read it yet, but my daughter loves it. Beware, however, this book is a mini. It is not the full size version!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You can't go wrong with Robert Munsch books Oct. 13 1999
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
... and this is no exception. My 4-year-old got burned out on "Where is Gah-ning?" (after a hundred readings or so) so I needed to find another book that could both enjoy as much. We're still going stong with this one. I love Munsch books as much as my daughter does - which makes them the best bedtime stories.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Mini book Dec 6 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Amazon should list this book appropriately. Bought this book thinking I was getting a good deal but no I have to now return & shop elsewhere for my holidays!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars The size of a deck of cards. Nov. 21 2013
By AmandaB
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Serious question, if someone orders a book like this for "small hands" (i.e. toddler sized) The toddler wouldn't be able to read it. SO why squish all those words on to a little page? These books need to be read with an adult or an older child. They need to be bigger! So disappointed.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Be warned
This book is not regular size its very tiny
Published 1 day ago by Ripped off
5.0 out of 5 stars I always get great products and quick shipping when dealing with...
I always get great products and quick shipping when dealing with Amazon. I have never had any problem. The product is always a great as I expect it to be. Read more
Published 28 days ago by Lee
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Munsch
Classic Munsch at its best! We love Roberts books, we have a collection of his work.

I was disappointed with the size of the book when it first came... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Sarah McKim
5.0 out of 5 stars Small, but still useful!
I purchased the $1.99 mini book. Now I know a lot of people reviewed negatively due to its size, however when I bought it the description clearly mentioned the size - I am assuming... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Jennifer J
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste
What a waste. This book is the size of my palm. Almost like an instruction book that comes with toys ....so small. Disappointed . Read more
Published 3 months ago by yan
5.0 out of 5 stars Hello purple green and yellow
This book was adorable and a favourite of mine when I was a kid the illustrations are beautiful. It was a full size book not pocket so I was happy about that after buying other... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Ashley Amanda Bevan-Barker
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE THIS
This is my favourite book of all time! I enjoyed it as a child, and today as a classroom teacher.
Published 4 months ago by Lisa
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it
I love that I could get the classic children's books all in one place and for an awesome price and free shipping!
Published 8 months ago by Shasta Baker
1.0 out of 5 stars mini book?
It says its 8 cm by like 13 cm and you get some mini book that is like 4cm by 4cm. Was so mad. Change your description that is a huge let down.
Published 10 months ago by missy
5.0 out of 5 stars love mini munsch
A full size story that fits in your purse! perfect size and price for birthday loot bags or to keep in your purse to keep kids busy.
Published 10 months ago by Sandra Belisle
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