Books & Beyond

Color your World with Books and Art!

By Lisa T.
July 2, 2021

This summer we are celebrating all the ways that reading colors your world.  Here’s a selection of picture books about color, each with a unique take on the topic.  Some help young children to learn their colors in fun and engaging ways, while others explore cultural aspects of colors in our world.  Explore, share, enjoy, and let reading color your world!   Keep scrolling to find art projects to color your world.

Color your world with books

My Favorite Color / Aaron Becker.

Pride Colors / Robin Stevenson.

Goodnight, Rainbow Cats / Bàrbara Castro Urío.

The Hidden Rainbow / Christie Matheson.

Festival of Colors / written by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal ; illustrated by Vashti Harrison.

 Every Color Soup / Jorey Hurley.

Colors /Shelly Rotner.

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh / Supriya Kelkar ; illustrated by Alea Marley.

Green on Green / Dianne White ; Felicita Sala.

Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse / Jane Godwin ; illustrated by Blanca Gómez..

Every Color of Light / Hiroshi Osada ; illustrated by Ryōji Arai

Black is a Rainbow Color / Angela Joy ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes.

Mix it Up! / Herve Tullet

Green is a Chile Pepper / Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrated by John Parra.

Color your world with art

Looking for for art projects to color your world?  Check out these blog posts for inspiration and ideas!