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Andy Warhol's Colors
by Susan G. Rubin Details
Uses simple text and examples of Andy Warhol's art to teach young readers about color and art.
Bear Sees Colors
by Karma Wilson Details
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.
Cat's Colors
by Airlie Anderson Details
What better thing to do on a gray day than collect some colors? Cat decides to do just that, but where will she find them?
Edible Colors
by Jennifer V. Bass Details
This title presents photographs of vegetables that explore a variety of colors, and common or unusual fruits and vegetables.
Green Is a Chile Pepper: a Book of Colors
by Roseanne Thong Details
A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.
I Spy Colors in Art
by Lucy Micklethwait Details
The whole family will delight in exploring fine art through these fourteen glorious paintings, ranging from ancient to contemporary, their artists hailing from all around the globe. Each time you look at one of the colorful canvases in this book--or in a museum--you're sure to discover another delightful and surprising color detail.
Little Green Peas: a Big Book Of Colors
by Keith Baker Details
Little green peas make their way into collections of objects of many different colors, from blue boats, seas, and flags, to orange balloons, umbrellas, and fizzy drinks.
Mix It Up!
by Herve Tullet Details
Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page.
Monsters Love Colors
by Mike Austin Details
Playful monsters combine their favorite crayons, red, yellow, and blue, to create new colors, including one never before seen.
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes
by Eric Litwin Details
As he walks down the street, Pete the cat sings about his brand new white shoes as they change from red to blue to brown to wet.
Red: A Crayon's Story
by Michael Hall Details
Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he is red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he cannot seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.
Sugar White Snow and Evergreens: a Winter Wonderland of Color
by Felicia Sanzari Chernesky Details
Verses follow a family as they visit a maple-sugaring farm and notice a variety of colors in their surroundings.
The Day the Crayons Quit
by Drew Daywalt Details
When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.
The Mixed-Up Chameleon
by Eric Carle Details
A bored chameleon wishes it could be more like all the other animals it sees, but soon decides it would rather just be itself. Cutouts along the edges of the pages display various animals and colors.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle Details
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep.
Updated 12/07/2016
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