Shelley Rotner (Author) Anne Woodhull (Author)


The world is full of colors-- explore it with this beautiful book from an award-winning photographer!

A red fire truck races, orange pumpkins glow, and purple flowers bloom.

Vivid pictures of familiar scenes, animals, and objects inspire young readers to look carefully at the world around them. Full of striking close-ups on fruits, flowers, and animals, as well as striking portraits of kids from diverse backgrounds, Colors is a bright, brilliant concept book from the creator of the award-winning Shades of People.

Filled with unexpected examples of the colors all around us, from the yellow yolk of an egg to the green of a cat's eyes, this picture book full of kid-friendly vocabulary and beautiful photography is sure to be a favorite.

Product Details

$17.99  $16.55
Holiday House
Publish Date
July 09, 2019
8.9 X 9.1 X 0.4 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Anne Woodhull is an art therapist and children's book author who has also collaborated with Shelley Rotner on The Buzz on Bees: Why Are They Disappearing? and Every Season. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Shelley Rotner is the author and photo-illustrator of more than thirty books, including the Hello Seasons! series on the seasons of the year and Grow! Raise! Catch! How We Get Our Food. Her children's books have been ALA Notable Books and Bank Street Best Books of the Year, and her photography has appeared in Time, National Geographic, Food and Wine, and many other publications.


"Rotner's photographs are crisp, glowing, and crystal clear, bursting with nature and joy, making daily objects gorgeous. . . . There are plenty of picture books about colors, but they're not all love letters. This one is."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"A beautiful book that will be a welcome addition to concept book collections and colorful storytimes."--School Library Journal

"Using succinct, lyrical text and crisp-edged full-color photographs, Rotner and Woodhull celebrate the many hues to be found all around us. . . . a fine addition to the concepts shelf." --Booklist