And To Name But Just A Few: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue

Capture the rainbow indeed!  

THREE PROS
*OMG...I have never seen a book that looks like this and I love it
*Each page is jam packed with so much to look at -- you could spend a minute or two between paper flips
*Laurie Rosenwald's rhymes are fresh and fun but her non-rhymes are even better 

THREE CONS 
*If you don't like breaks from the norm, I could see how this book would fry your circuits from the sensory overload the images manufacture
*The purple section leaves a little to be desired when compared to the rest of the spectrum
*Sharks are not really blue -- would have gone with a whale myself 

ONE DAD'S OPINION
From the first moment you crack this open, you know you have something special on your hands.  I don't know how long it took her to construct the paper-made items she later photographed, but the time spent was well worth it.  This thing feels like a diorama presentation from the coolest and most talented kid in class.  And let's not forget: it is no small feat to make a book about colors interesting.  I am so impressed with her creation, I have no doubt it belongs in the Best of the Best pantheon of Kid Book Ratings.    

BUY / Borrow / Donate / Destroy


1 comment:

Diana Davidson said...

Heyya! I love what you do, and coming from a family with nothing but big, raucous, super blunt brothers, I'm not the kind of girl who likes tiptoeing around facts. Thanks for giving your honest opinion! As an author, I'd want nothing less. On that note, I would be thrilled if you would review my children's book. =) You can email me at dianadavidsonart@gmail.com. Thanks!

~Diana