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My Very First Book of Colors

My Very First Book of Colors
Author: Eric Carle
ISBN 13: 9780399243868
ISBN 10: 399243860
Edition: Brdbk
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: 2005-05-19
Format: Board book
Pages: 20
List Price: $5.99

What color is a bluebird? Easy to answer, but even easier when you have thecolor to match it with. Find the color in the top half of a page that matches the picture on the bottom half. From pink flowers to purple grapes, this colorful book is full of fun and surprises. Children will love solving these color puzzles featuring Eric Carle's bold and vibrant artwork.

Marilyn Courtot - Children's Literature

Learning colors is fun, especially when you have a book created by such as well-known artist and the book is set up as an activity. The pages are split in half. On one side is a color, and kids are asked to match it with a picture on the other side. The word naming the color appears on the left hand side of the page. Carle's signature collages are a delight. This book can be a great way for parents to help their youngsters learn. The pages also provide an opportunity for discussion to extend the lesson. For example, when using the picture of the snowman, you could also ask what else is white, what is black, what do you think snow is like? The lessons does require the participation of someone who knows when a match is correct. 2005 (orig. 1974), Philomel/Penguin, Ages 18 mo. to 4.