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10 Books About Colors

    Bear Sees Colors

    Bear Sees Colors - Karma Wilson; illustrations by Jane Chapman

    While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.

    PICTURE BOOK Wilson, K.
    The Crayons' Book of Colors

    The Crayons' Book of Colors - Drew Daywalt; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

    It's Duncan's birthday, and all the crayons want to make him a card! With their fun and quirky illustrations, they each have something different to contribute.

    BOARD BOOK Daywalt, D.   

    Snap! - H. J. Hutchins; illustrated by Dušan Petričić

    Evan uses his imagination and a few crayons to create new and exciting art.

    PICTURE BOOK Hutchins, H.
    Green is a Chile Pepper

    Green is a Chile Pepper - Roseanne Thong; illustrated by John Parra

    A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her neighborhood.

    PICTURE BOOK Thong, R.
    Press Here

    Press Here - Hervé Tullet

    Instructs the reader on how to interact with the illustrations to create imaginative images.

    PICTURE BOOK Tullet, H.

    Blocks - Irene Dickson

    Ruby has red blocks and Benji has blue blocks. Together they build and build . . . until Guy comes with his green blocks!

    PICTURE BOOK Dickson, I.
    What's Your Favorite Color?

    What's Your Favorite Color? - Eric Carle

    Fifteen children's book artists, including Lauren Castillo, Frann Preston-Gannon, and Melissa Sweet, share their favorite colors and explain why they love them.

    PICTURE BOOK Carle, E.
    Planting a Rainbow

    Planting a Rainbow - Lois Ehlert

    A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.


    Green - Laura Vaccaro Seeger

    Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the many shades of the color green.

    PICTURE BOOK Seeger, L.
    The Princess in Black

    The Princess in Black - Shannon Hale & Dean Hale; illustrated by LeUyen Pham

    Hiding her secret identity as a monster-fighting superhero, Princess Magnolia interrupts her fancy tea to stop a big blue monster.

    MOVING UP Hale, S.
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