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Sky Colorby Peter H Reynolds
Synopses & Reviews
In this exciting new Curious George series all about discovery, Georgeand#39;s city friends Betsy and Steve are taking their first trip to visitand#160;him in the country. When a light rain casts a stunning rainbow in the sky, George is introduced to all the beautiful colors of the spectrum! Come along as he chases the rainbow for his pot of gold and learns all about how rainbows occur and even how to create his own. Based on the Emmy-winning PBS show,and#160;this story is filled to the brim with additional facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more. Learning about science has never been so much fun!
"Reynolds provides another glimpse into artistic inspiration and self-expression in this small-format companion to The Dot and Ish. An 'artist through and through,' Marisol has 'her very own art gallery' on her fridge and happily shares her artwork with others. After offering to paint the sky in the mural her class is creating, she is dismayed to discover that the paint box contains no blue paint. Marisol ponders the problem as brilliant oranges, yellows, and pinks fill the sky at sunset, and she later dreams of drifting 'though a sky swirling with colors.' Marisol's classmates gaze in awe at the similarly radiant sky she paints on the mural in a final wordless spread. Reynolds's characteristically wispy and loose mixed-media art makes judicious use of color in a way that accentuates Marisol's creativity (Marisol's artwork and the classroom paints are the only splashes of color in the book's otherwise muted palette until the sky at sunset ignites Marisol's imagination). Once again, Reynolds's message is to think outside the box, and Marisol's efforts should encourage readers to do just that. Ages 5 — up. Agent: Holly McGhee, Pippin Properties." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Like The Magicand#160;School Bus for a younger set, this new series is all about discovery, adventure, and having fun with learning!and#160;Come along as George chases the rainbow and learns all about the color spectrum, weather, and how rainbows occur.and#160;This adventure is packed to the brim with additional science facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more!
When a young boy learns about what makes art specialandmdash;sometimes itandrsquo;s beautiful, sometimes itandrsquo;s funny, sometimes it tells a storyandmdash;he realizes that these same characteristics are what make his grandmother special, too. As a result, he finds the inspiration to create his own masterpiece thatandrsquo;s one of a kind.
Christopher Awardandndash;winning author Scott Menchin and New York Times bestselling illustrator Harry Bliss have teamed up for a celebration of the power of art and expression, and the extraordinary love between grandparent and child.
The skys no limit as the author-illustrator of The Dot and Ish winds up his Creatrilogy with a whimsical tale about seeing the world a new way.
Marisol loves to paint. So when her teacher asks her to help make a mural for the school library, she cant wait to begin! But how can Marisol make a sky without blue paint? After gazing out the bus window and watching from her porch as day turns into night, she closes her eyes and starts to dream. . . . From the award-winning Peter H. Reynolds comes a gentle, playful reminder that if we keep our hearts open and look beyond the expected, creative inspiration will come.
About the Author
Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times best-selling illustrator who has created many acclaimed books for children. In addition to his Creatrilogy — The Dot, Ish, and now Sky Color — he is the author-illustrator of Roses Garden, The North Star, and So Few of Me and the illustrator of Megan McDonalds Judy Moody and Stink series. Born in Canada, Peter H. Reynolds now lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.
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