A Book about Color (Hardcover)

By Mark Gonyea, Mark Gonyea (Illustrator)

Henry Holt & Company, 9780805090550, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 13, 2010



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.

About the Author

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.

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