Blue/Azul (Board Books)
Gibbs Smith, 9781423651475, 48pp.
Publication Date: March 26, 2019
Did you know that colors can tell stories? The illustrations in this charming board book introduce your brilliant baby to all kinds of things that are blue, including finny fish and giant whales in the deep blue sea, a blue-jeaned cowboy eating blueberries, and Bluebeard the pirate by the waters of a nearby river. Our blue planet Earth begins this fun story that leads in surprising directions, all with a cool and sincere blue tone.
Part of the Colors series.
Illustrator Xavier Salom was born in Barcelona. He studied illustration, drawing, and printing at the Massana School of Barcelona and art history at the University of Barcelona. He's worked as an illustrator and graphic designer for various advertising agencies and publishers. In 2006, he won the Junceda Prize for his book The Sounds of . . .
Meritxell Mart was also born in Barcelona, and is a writer and professor of humanities at the Open University of Catalonia.