Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky

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Product Details

Price
$18.98  $17.65
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.8 X 11.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781984894366

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About the Author

Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond is the author of Powder Necklace, which Publishers Weekly called a winning debut. She was a 2019 Edward Albee Foundation Fellow, a 2018 Pa Gya! Literary Festival Guest Author, a 2018 Ake Arts and Book Festival Guest Author, a 2018 Hobart Festival of Women Writers Guest Author, a 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival Scholar, a 2016 Hedgbrook Writer-in-Residence, a 2015 Rhode Island Writers Colony Writer-in-Residence, and in both 2015 and 2014, she was shortlisted for a Miles Morland Writing Scholarship. In April 2015, she was the opening speaker at TEDxAccra. Every month, Brew-Hammond co-leads a monthly writing fellowship at Manhattan's Center for Faith and Work.

Daniel Minter is a fine artist and illustrator. His paintings, carvings, block prints and sculptures have been exhibited at galleries and museums both nationally and internationally. He has illustrated numerous books for children, and is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Illustration Honor and Caldecott Honor. He lives in Portland, Maine with his family.

Reviews

Entrancing... A vibrant historical picture book that will leave readers curious about other colors. --Publishers Weekly, starred review

Brew-Hammond's graceful prose and fluid organization, coupled with Minter's emotive illustrations, set synapses firing. --The Bulletin, starred review