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Color Zoo

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Color Zoo

By Lois Ehlert; Lois Ehlert (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780397322596, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 1989

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Description

This acclaimed Caldecott Honor Book is a visually exciting introduction to colors, shapes, and animals for preschoolers.

-Boldly designed pages easily carry to the rear of the room during story hours, and brilliant juxtapositions of vibrant primary colors will make children's eyes tingle.- (School Library Journal)

-A masterpiece of graphic design.- (American Library Association Caldecott Committee)

-Color Zoo is about concepts--shapes, colors, and animals--but also about looking at the world in a new and creative way.- (Children's Books and Their Creators)

-Employs ingeniously designed, perfectly die-cut and bound pages which line up exactly to unfold nine distinctly recognizable abstractly formed animal heads. Immensely enjoyable.- (CCBC Choices)

Shapes and colors in your zoo, lots of things that you can do. Heads and ears, beaks and snouts, that's what animals are all about. I know animals and you do too; make some new ones for your zoo.

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