Minimal text and simple directions, and the reader’s imagination lead the reader to experiment with different types of sound in this interactive book.
A lively yellow dot leads the reader through a journey through color, shape, and a child’s imagination.
Roller in hand, a boy starts to paint a blank wall. First it’s a plain coat of pink. Then six birds emerge, perched on a branch. Wait, they were there a minute ago! Then he tries the blue paint, and it happens again: fourteen fish swimming in formation, until green paint reveals a giant dinosaur with big teeth and a mind of its own.
Extraordinary hen P. Zonka spends her time taking in the beauty around her: the shiny green of the grass, the buttery yellows of the dandelions, the deep blue of the sky. The other hens can’t understand why she never lays eggs like they do. Finally, P. Zonka gives in and lays an egg. To everyone’s delight, she produces a wondrous egg that contains all the colors and designs that she has stored in her creative imagination.
Just what exactly is the “thing”? It is green—great and gorgeous green, dark and dangerous green, real mean green. Both a riddle and an ode to the earth, this picture book arrives just in time for Earth Day. Readers will revisit the world after the riddle’s reveal to find the many green things hidden in each piece of art.
Hoping to bring back her father and the other missing royals of Cello, Princess Ko gathers a group of teens, each with a special ability, including Elliot, whose forbidden communications with Madeleine may be the key to traveling across worlds.
Fourteen-year-old Madeleine of Cambridge, England, struggling to cope with poverty and her mother’s illness, and fifteen-year-old Elliot of the Kingdom of Cello in a parallel world where colors are villainous and his father is missing, begin exchanging notes through a crack between their worlds and find they can be of great help to each other.
Photographs of twelve miniature landscapes made entirely from edible ingredients accompanied by rhyming verses introduce a variety of foods and colors.
During a geography lesson, a child takes an imaginary journey to each of the seven seas, including the Brown Sea which is made of chocolate, and the Pink Sea which has flamingos.
In simple rhyming text a young Muslim girl and her family guide the reader through the traditions and colors of Islam.