Sarah Elizabeth Ashley and her Mother were cooking up a special lasagna birthday dinner for her Daddy. When they went to Mr. Satterfield's corner grocery store to get the special ingredients, Sarah asked if she could have her most favorite of all, Color-plosion candy. Her Mother said, "No." But still, the Color-plosion was dazzlingly tempting. Somehow it found it's way into Sarah's pocket and caused THE PURPLE TROUBLE. Sarah learned a lesson that day about taking what's not yours that stays with her the rest of her life. This book offers an opportunity to dialogue values with your children.