Synopses & Reviews
When Mr. Plumbeans' house is splashed with bright orange paint, he decides a multi-colored house would be a nice change. This favorite story of creativity and individuality is back by popular demand.
Mr. Plumbean decides to paint his house every color of the rainbow much to the neighbors' dismay.
A beautiful lyrical story that introduces the concept of individuality, accepting of others' differences, and respect for those around us.
This is a tale about conformism and individualism, as Mr. Plumbean's expression of creativity and individuality challenges his neighbor's ideas about the importance of having a "neat street." By repainting his house to reflect his colorful dreams, Mr. Plumbean breaks away from the conformity of his street.
"My house is me and I am it. My house is where I like to be and it looks like all my dreams."
-- Daniel Pinkwater