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Macmillan Childrens Group Complete List (MCPG) Spring 2018

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Poems & Notes About Color
By (author): Julie Paschkis Illustrated by: Julie Paschkis
9781250122292 Hardcover, Picture book English Juvenile: Age (years) from 4 - 8 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Colors Jul 31, 2018 Print Run: 30000
$23.50 CAD
Active 8.86 x 11.34 x 0.38 in 32 pages full-color illustrations throughout Henry Holt and Co. Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Playful poems and facts celebrate the colors of the rainbow in this beautiful nonfiction picture book.

Orange you sweet? Orange you plump and juicy? Orange you my favorite fruit?
Hey - you’re a tangerine!

With information about the science of sight and perception, pigment origins in art and textiles, colloquial expressions and word associations, there's so much to see in each vivid spread—a wonderfully sensory read.


Julie Paschkis is a painter and award-winning illustrator of many books for children, includingPablo Neruda: Poet of the People,Building on Nature: The Life of Antoni Gaudi, andGlass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella. A love of pattern and of folk art shows in all her work. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

"Paschkis' gouache-on-paper illustrations are elegant, playful, and expressively variable from page to page—each spread displays a new style and mood . . . Full to bursting, juicy, never jammed." —Kirkus Reviews onVivid: Poems & Notes About Color

"This is a celebration in text and art of words, of language, and of the spaces between and their possibilities. . . . Kids will savor it however they meet it." -The Bulletin,starred review, onFlutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido

"Paschkis shows herself to be a sensitive observer of the animal kingdom, as well as of language itself, finding humor, eccentricities, and unexpected connections in both." -Publishers Weekly,starred review, onFlutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido

"Endings don't get any happier than in this global tour de force." -School Library Journal,starred review, onGlass Slipper, Gold Sandal

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