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Ages 3-5

Colors and Shapes

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Cat Likes Red by  Christopher Russo
Illustrations and simple text follow Cat as he explores seven monochromatic landscapes, including a yellow field and a blue ocean, and meets new friends along the way.
Circle Under Berry by  Carter Higgins
Grades K-1.|bChronicle Books. ________ Ages 5-8.|bChronicle Books. ________ It's a puzzle. It's a read-aloud. It's a Rubik's cube on paper. This striking, delightfully different exploration of shape, color, and patterns redefines what a picture book can be. Read it once, read it ten times; see something new every time. An elegant and simple approach to explorations of profound depth, this enigmatic, thought-provoking concept book shows young readers that everything in the world can be seen from infinite perspectives--|cProvided by publisher.
City Shapes by Diana Murray
"A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn."
Love From the Crayons by Drew Daywalt
Love is yellow and orange. Because love is sunny and warm. Discover all the bright colors and shades of love with the crayons. ________ Based on The Day the Crayons Quit, published in 2013 by Philomel Books.
Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Three mice make a variety of things out of different shapes as they hide from a scary cat.
My Shape Is Sam by  Amanda Jackson
In a place where jobs are based on shape, Sam, who looks like a square but longs to roll like a circle, discovers his true, unique shape.
Night Train, Night Train by Robert Burleigh
Told in rhyming text, a train speeds through the night, revealing the sights and colors along the way to its young and sleepy riders.
Not Quite Black and White by Jonathan Ying
Have you ever seen a zebra wearing pink polka dots? Or a penguin with bright-yellow boots? These black and white animals are not all quite black and white.
Rainbow Boy by  Taylor Rouanzion
Unable to choose one favorite color, a young boy enjoys wearing a pink tutu on Sundays, playing with an orange basketball on Tuesdays, and trying to change things with a purple wand on Saturdays. ________ Ages 3-8.|bBeaming Books.
Raindrops to Rainbow by John Micklos
Being stuck inside with gray rain clouds looming makes a young girl wish for a blue sky day, but when the weather clears up and the yellow sun shines, raindrops give way to bright, bold colors that are worth the wait.
Shapes and Colors by  John Canty
The award-winning author/illustrator of the Heads and Tails series introduces readers to a multi-tiered new concept book about shape and color sorting and object identification. With fresh and appealing illustrations and a striking design, this is a concept book with longevity.
Tangled : A Story About Shapes by Anne Miranda
An unruly gang of sixteen geometric shapes gets tangled in the neighborhood jungle gym until their friend comes to their rescue and order is restored.
The Crayola Shapes Book by  Mari C. Schuh
Features colorful shapes in the world through photographs and activities to draw.
The Hidden Rainbow by Christie Matheson
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to uncover the rainbow of colors hidden in a garden, which helps flowers bloom and bees find food.
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by  Supriya Kelkar
Harpreet Singh has a different color for every occasion, from pink for dancing to bhangra beats to red for courage. He especially takes care with his patkas, his turbans, smoothing each one out gently before putting it on. But when Harpreet's mom finds a new job in a snowy town and the family has to move, he finds himself choosing white over and over--all he wants is to be invisible. Will he ever feel a happy sunny yellow again? --|cJacket
This is a Book of Shapes by Kenneth Kraegel
What begins as a concept book about everyday shapes soon defies expectations with a series of funny and imaginative twists.
Updated 03/26/2022