It's fun to color outside the lines in this playful celebration of family, creativity, and the color pink!

Leo LOVES doodling away with his pink marker! So when Mom and Mama aren’t looking, he finds an opportunity to liven up the dusty, gray scrapyard. A splash of pink would look great on that crunched-up convertible, and that magnet crane...and the family cat. Uh-oh! Leo got carried away. Will his moms be upset?

This playful ode to Harold and the Purple Crayon casually explores a LGTBQ+ family and is filled with vibrant illustrations that pop from the page. Pick this one up for any child that loves the color pink!
Mariyka Foster graduated Savannah College of Art and Design in 2018 with a degree in illustration and currently works at Carter’s illustrating graphics and repeat patterns for their pajamas. While at SCAD, she won their annual creative writing contest. She lives in Georgia with her husband and their fluffy bobtail cat, Jasper. Follow her on Instagram @MariykaFoster.

Classroom Activities for Leo and the Pink Marker

Classroom activities supplement discussion and traditional lessons with group projects and creative tasks. Can be used in pre-existing units and lessons, or as stand-alone.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

"A sweet celebration of coloring outside the lines."—Kirkus Reviews

About

It's fun to color outside the lines in this playful celebration of family, creativity, and the color pink!

Leo LOVES doodling away with his pink marker! So when Mom and Mama aren’t looking, he finds an opportunity to liven up the dusty, gray scrapyard. A splash of pink would look great on that crunched-up convertible, and that magnet crane...and the family cat. Uh-oh! Leo got carried away. Will his moms be upset?

This playful ode to Harold and the Purple Crayon casually explores a LGTBQ+ family and is filled with vibrant illustrations that pop from the page. Pick this one up for any child that loves the color pink!

Author

Mariyka Foster graduated Savannah College of Art and Design in 2018 with a degree in illustration and currently works at Carter’s illustrating graphics and repeat patterns for their pajamas. While at SCAD, she won their annual creative writing contest. She lives in Georgia with her husband and their fluffy bobtail cat, Jasper. Follow her on Instagram @MariykaFoster.

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Classroom Activities for Leo and the Pink Marker

Classroom activities supplement discussion and traditional lessons with group projects and creative tasks. Can be used in pre-existing units and lessons, or as stand-alone.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

Praise

"A sweet celebration of coloring outside the lines."—Kirkus Reviews

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