A Book About Color

A Clear and Simple Guide for Young Artists

Mark Gonyea; illustrations by Mark Gonyea

Henry Holt and Co.

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Beginning with the six houses on Color Street—red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple—and concluding with the introduction of the color wheel, in this follow-up to A Book About Design Mark Gonyea explains how artists visualize and choose colors. A Book about Color uses simple building blocks of color, shape, and design to introduce young artists to the world of color theory. 

A Book About Color is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Praise for A Book About Color

“This attractive volume offers plenty to observe, ponder, and discuss. Classroom teachers and art specialists will find the book a good entry point for discussing.”—Booklist

“There is… something uniquely appealing about Gonyea’s treatment that makes this introduction to color a primary selection.”—School Library Journal


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Mark Gonyea; illustrations by Mark Gonyea

Mark Gonyea was born in upstate New York and spent the majority of his childhood consuming cartoons, video games, and monster movies. He lives in Vermont.

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A Book About Color
A Clear and Simple Guide for Young Artists
Mark Gonyea; illustrations by Mark Gonyea

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens

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Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
April 2010
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805090550
ISBN10: 080509055X
Picture Book Nonfiction
8 x 8 inches, 96 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 9 to 14
Grade Range: 4 to 9 Information for Librarians

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AR Quiz Number: 136899
AR Book Level: 2.6
AR Points: 0.5

$19.99
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