Eric Carle asks, "What's your favourite colour?" and fifteen of today's finest illustrators respond with great humour and style.
From Eric Carle, the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, comes a beautiful, bright book all about COLOUR. Everyone has a favourite colour! Some like the bright blue of a balloon. Others prefer the mint green of a delicious scoop of ice cream. Eric Carle? He loves sunshiny yellow! Featuring entries and artwork from fifteen of today’s most beloved children’s book illustrators, this funny and wonderfully quirky collection offers readers a unique glimpse into illustrators' personalities, and is sure to inspire children to create favourite colour drawings and stories of their very own.
With artwork from: 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 and Melissa Sweet.
"This funny and wonderfully quirky collection offers readers a unique glimpse into illustrators' personalities, and is sure to inspire children to create favourite colour drawings and stories of their very own." * Me, Him, The Dog, and the Baby. *
"Fascinating and inspiring, this visual and verbal feast offers an excellent starting point for an exploration of colour with a wide range of age groups from pre-schoolers to adults." * Red Reading Hub *
A funny and quirky collection to inspire children age 3+ to create their own drawings & stories! * Primary Times *
"The different styles, contexts and levels of poetic or prosaic seriousness in each artist's response convey a rich sense of specificity, the value of individual thought and experience beyond superficial "right answer" responses." -- Eric Carle * The Times Literary Supplement *
" [...] this vibrant tome delves into the world of colours and their many evocative associations." -- Eric Carle * Absolutely Mamma *
"This book is a pleasure to read and not only provides a unique insight into the colourful world of the artists involved but also offers a starting point for stimulating discussion about colour with readers." * Reading Zone *