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It's an Orange Aardvark!
by Michael Hall Details
A carpenter ant drills a hole to see what is outside his stump, worrying his fellow ants, and when new holes reveal different colors they fabricate a story about the horrible beast that will soon attack.
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.
Magic Colors
by  PatrickGeorge Details
Magical see-through pages flip back and forth to mix and reveal colorful surprises.
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.
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 is a Dragon: A Book of Colors
by Roseanne Thong Details
A Chinese American girl provides rhyming descriptions of the great variety of colors she sees around her, from the red of a dragon, firecrackers, and lychees to the brown of her teddy bear.
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 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 08/03/2015
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