Mark Gonyea; illustrations by Mark Gonyea
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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.
“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