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The Shapes Have a Picnic

Sonya Nichols Burton (author) Pete Whitehead (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387870

This poem presents five shapes who have a picnic lunch with treats to match. But where is Circle?

The Opposites

Monique Felix (author)Monique Felix (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603089

Within the pages of this wordless title, a frightened mouse looks for an escape route and turns empty sheets of paper into a convenient mode of watery transportation.

An Alphabet Scavenger Hunt

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825918

Introduces readers to the letters of the alphabet through simple text, photographs, and matching activities. Additional features to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, an index, an answer key, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

Colors

Dona Herweck Rice (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433399497

Beginning readers are introduced to primary colors with this colorful nonfiction book featuring basic concepts. This title features vivid pictures of familiar objects in bright colors including red, yellow, blue, and green to encourage readers to recognize colors in the world around them.

Animals Big and Small

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535300

Introduces the opposites big and small by comparing such animals as big blue whales and small hermit crabs.

Animals Near and Far

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535331

Introduces the opposites near and far by comparing the behavior of such animals as fox pups that stay near dens and butterflies that migrate far south.

Animals Up and Down

Beth Bence Reinke (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535355

Introduces the opposites up and down by comparing the behavior of such animals as eagles up in the air and fish down in the sea.

The Many Kinds of Big

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535362

Introduces synonyms for big by comparing large, huge, massive, and enormous sea animals.

Dinosaur Colors

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193216

Look out! Mina's pet Deinonychuses have spilled the paint! Kids will love this simple book that uses dinosaurs to mix colors in order to create new colors.

Colors of Me

Brynne Barnes (author), Annika M. Nelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781410308535

Intriguing collage illustrations frame this timeless story of a young child who questions the significance of color. Speaking in verse, the child wonders if the natural world believes any particular color to be more important than another. Does the rain think I'm a color when it falls on my head? I wonder if the clouds think I'm a color... maybe they think I'm green or blue or red. The child comes to see the importance of a world filled with and accepting of all colors. Do I have to choose one color? I want to be them all - black, blue, purple, brown, pink, orange, yellow, red, white, and green. The whole world is full of colors - just like me. Brynne Barnes earned a B.S. from the University of Michigan and a M.A. from Eastern Michigan University, and she teaches writing at Adrian College. This is her first picture book. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she writes books, poetry, and music.Annika M. Nelson's work crosses cultural borders, portraying images of everyday life. She has illustrated several books including Folk Wisdom of Mexico, in addition to illustrations for many national publications. She lives near San Diego, California.

Purple Paint Everywhere!

Joanne Meier (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602539396

Herbie Bear loves to paint, but learns that some things are better off left as they are.

Octavia and Her Purple Ink Cloud

Donna & Doreen Rathmell (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180074

Octavia Octopus and her sea-animal friends love playing camouflage games to practice how they would hide from a "big, hungry creature." Octavia, however, just cannot seem to get her colors right when she tries to shoot her purple ink cloud. What happens when the big, hungry shark shows up looking for his dinner? This creative book introduces basic colors along with the camouflage techniques of various sea animals - a great introduction to marine biology! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes fun facts about octopuses and animal camouflage and protection. The craft uses primary colors (paint or tissue paper) to help children learn about blending colors.

Dressed Up Sammy

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835115

Readers develop a color-rich vocabulary as Sammy prepares for a winter walk.

Spicy Hot Colors

Sherry Shahan (author), Paula Barragan (illustrator)

Publisher: August House ISBN: 9780874838152

Colors explode off the page in this energetic, jazzy picture book introducing readers to colors in both English and Spanish. In a style brimming with rhythm and syncopation, author Sherry Shahan introduces nine colors by interweaving images and dance steps. Ecuadoran artist Paula Barragns illustrations capture the rhythm and vivacity of the text. This book, which Publishers Weekly called a feast for the eyes and ears, received a NAPPA Gold Award and was featured on the PBS Kids program "Between the Lions".

Posey Prefers Pink

Harriet Ziefert (author), Yukiko Kido (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053673

Posey Prefers Pink introduces an "it-must-be-pink" little girl named Posey and her patient-about-pink family. The story uses a lot of "p-word" alliteration in conveying Posey's preferences for pink furniture and decor, foods, clothes, and toys. She will throw a pink-hot tantrum when her parents try to insist on incorporating other colors into her clothing or food choices. But during a trip to the mall Posey surprises everyone--especially herself--when she suddenly prefers...a purple dress!

Building Stories

Isabel Hill (author)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723772

Captivating and unusual images that adorn buildings, from musical instruments to a pencil, and a big wheel with wings will invite children to look closely at buildings in their own neighborhoods and to want to learn more about them.

What Do I See?

Simone Cooper

Publisher: MightyBook ISBN:

A book about the color and shape of things.