Fifteen legendary children’s book illustrators wax poetic on their favorite colors in lush images and loving words. An innocent, rewarding sensory delight. —Reva— From Reva's Picks
Everybody has a favorite color. Some like blue balloons or brown buildings or mint green ice cream cones. Others prefer sunshine yellow, Maine morning gray, or Mexican pink.
In What's Your Favorite Color?, fifteen beloved children's book artists draw their favorite colors and explain why they love them. This personal collection will undoubtedly inspire readers to create favorite color drawings and stories of their own!
Contributors include: Eric Carle, Lauren Castillo, Bryan Collier, Mike Curato, Etienne Delessert, Anna Dewdney, Rafael Lopez, William Low, Marc Martin, Jill McElmurry, Yuyi Morales, Frann Preston-Gannon, Uri Shulevitz, Philip C. Stead, Melissa Sweet
About the Author
Eric Carle is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. Born in the United States, he spent some time in Germany where he studied at the Academy of Applied Art in Stuttgart. His work has won many awards and has been published in more than a dozen countries around the world. He is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and illustrator of Bill Martin, Jr.'s Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
"A book certain to engross and enthrall." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on What's Your Favorite Color?
"A creative collection to savor one-on-one or to spark classroom art and writing exercises." —School Library Journal, starred review, on What's Your Favorite Color?
"From thought-provoking to lyrical... audiences will love to chime in with their own choices." —The Bulletin, on What's Your Favorite Color?
"A varied and engaging omnibus that offers real insight into the lives and personalities of these artists." —Publishers Weekly, starred review, on What's Your Favorite Animal?
"Showcasing 14 contemporary (mainly American) picture-book illustrators, this handsome volume asks the title question and devotes a double-page spread to each artist's answer." —Booklist, on What's Your Favorite Animal?
"This menagerie offers picture-book lovers of all ages a glimpse into each creator's style, personality, and brand of humor." —Kirkus Reviews, on What's Your Favorite Animal?