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What Can You Do With a Color?

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Super cute story...I loved the colors used in the book. The front cover really makes the book inviting and grabs the readers attention!
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My little boy thoroughly enjoyed this book. The illustrations  are sweet and lovely. Each spread is dedicated to a single colour. Lovely book for little kids learning their colours.
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A very cute book to introduce colours to younger ones. The concept of primary and secondary color is a good addition.
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A cute book about color theory for littles. I liked that as each color was introduced, the suggestions for what the reader could make with that color weren't the expected things; a yellow lake instead of a blue one, for example, or an orange forest instead of green. I appreciated the introductory color theory at the end also, explaining primary and secondary colors, but I don't see why it didn't name tertiary colors rather than just saying they were primary and secondary colors mixed (a minor complaint, not a huge deal). The illustrations were cute and fun, and this book should inspire young artists to play around with color!

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Aren’t colors amazing? This playful book follows adorable little color blobs as they explore all the things you can do with them! We follow them through a series of color adventures that  introduce the primary colors and how you can mix them to create even more colors than you imagined: it’s color theory 101, but way cuter! I do wish the opportunity to have the little blobs colliding and mixing had been taken advantage of in the art, as shown on the color-mixing example page at the end of the book - but overall this is a really cute and playful introduction to color that will bring kids to the beginning of a world of endless color possibilities.
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I was unable to read this book.  After multiple tries, the book would not download correctly.  
From what I was able to discern, the illustrations were lovely, but the words and illustrations were mixed up, so I can't tell if the writing was appropriate for the illustrations.
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A fun, entertaining book for children. It encourages your imagination and sparks ideas for even the earliest of learners. I can’t wait to incorporate it into my homeschool classroom.
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What Can You do with a Color? is a book by which to introduce colors in young children. Through witty, colorful and fun illustrations, it shows some of the things that can be created using a single color, several or the different colors that come from mixing some of them.

It is a very beautiful book, which transmits a lot of joy, awakens the imagination and encourages creativity in children. It can be read as a children’s story although I think it is much better if you use it as a guide to help them make their first drawings.

At the end it brings a brief guide about the primary and secondary colors and the different results that can be obtained by mixing them. It also briefly discusses the classifications of colors according to the emotions or sensations they convey.

What Can You do with a Color? is a very useful children’s book as well as beautiful.
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A great concept book to help kids see outside of the ordinary.  How many times are you told the sky is blue, and the sun is yellow.  This book shows normal objects in colors they normally aren't.  Which is the imagination that children already have and explore, but is often squashed by adults.    The main character throughout the story is a cute pencil drawing of a spot with arms and legs.
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This engagingly illustrated title provides a nice opportunity for the youngest children to learn about colors. They will learn about primary colors (red, yellow, blue), secondary colors (green, orange, purple) and colors that mix the two (turquoise, magenta, amber).

This book can be used as a picture book to teach colors. I think that it would also be great for the kids who read this book to have watercolors or finger paints so that they can experiment with creating colors of their own.

Encourage a little one that you know to become an artist! Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for this title. All opinions are my own.
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Advanced Readers Copy provided by CrackBoom! Books via Netgalley for review

What Can You Do With a Color? is a nice introductory book of colors for young children. It is very simpler and would be suited for smaller children, preschool, as there is no plot to the book. It introduces the primary colors and then goes into how they look when they are blended with each other. Towards the end, there is a chart that shows primary and secondary colors which is nice if you have a child that is into art, it could help them with their own art-making. 

Overall a simple book with cute illustrations
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A great learning aid! Lots of fun for smaller kids. It’s whimsical and fun, and gives enough information to be truly informative without overloading the child.
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What would happen if the colours of things around us changed?  That is the premise behind this book.  But that it all it does.  What if a lake was yellow... with a picture of a yellow lake.  I felt the book was very simplistic and introduces the primary and secondary colours but I didn't think it justified being turned into a book.
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What Can You Do With a Color? is a whimsically illustrated picture book for children (of all ages) by Gülşah Yemen and illustrated by Çağrı Odabaşı. Due out 27th Oct 2020 from CrackBoom Books, it's 32 pages and will be available in hardcover format.
This is such an appealing and accessible little book. Thematically, it introduces the concept of color theory, what the primary colors are, what they look like, how they blend with one another into secondary colors, and a tiny bit about tertiary colors at the back. Each page has a little bit of easy to read explanatory text along with a 2 page illustration showing a red sky with red birds, a yellow lake with yellow frogs (and a smiling Loch Ness monster), blue tree with a cute bespectacled blue squirrel, and so on for the secondary colors. The "narrator" (see cover) is a little thumbprint squiggle figure who color coordinates with each of the pages.

The art is simple and appealing and will enthrall. The illustrations are also rich in small subtle details which bear a closer look. This would be a great choice for a "read-to-me" session as well as a search and find game with toddlers and young kids.

Five stars. This would make a superlative reading circle book, classroom library book, or gift.

Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes
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This creative inspirational book is perfect for budding young artists.  The author explores the primary and secondary colours and encourages kids to play, experiment and enjoy the wonderful gift that colours bring to us. 

The author has included a chart exposing all the Primary colours, the Secondary colours and points out those that are warm or cool.  It  inspires kids to mix, match and have a blast choosing hues that make them happy.  It portrays red clouds, yellow lakes, blue squirrels and an orange forest just to name a few.  Reality? Fantasy? Whimsical? Classic? All are there for the choosing as imaginations are unleashed.  "What Can You Do With a Color?"  not only is very a fun book,  it is an educational one as well  and I highly recommend it.
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A cute short and colorful story about colors and things in random colors like yellow lakes and green monkeys. It's fun and eccentric and also quite educational at the end, telling kids about colors and what colors to mix to get other colors. 

I thank Netgalley for the ARC
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This a very simple book that encourages creativity and helps kiddos learn their colors.  I liked the extra color facts at the back of the book and the illustrations were lovely.  This book would be wonderful for young preschoolers who are trying to master colors and discovering their artistic abilities!
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This was so cute!!! I honestly have not read a more adorable book on colors before. I'm way past the children's stage in my life, and I loved it so much; I'm sure kids of all ages would love and learn from this book. There is a little munchkin that narrates the whole book, and on each page, there's a new painting in a different color, explaining the world and it's shades to the reader. The illustrations truly make this book beyond adorable. I love the red birds, Nessie (not the twilight one, the Scottish one!) in the yellow lake, the yellow frogs (especially the one on the rocket!), the squirrel and the tree neighborhood, the little rose in the glass, the fox, and the bunny. The last couple pages dive even deeper into the education of colors and their abilities to make our world so beautiful. So much information on colors for little kids to learn from. The simplified language makes it so easy to teach children about colors and the primary and secondary ones, along with what happens when you mix colors to make new ones.

Everything about this book is so special and it melted me to read about this munchkin that changes colors for every new painting. I highly highly recommend this book be taught in all elementary schools, for kids aged 2-7 (and up!) and I highly recommend purchasing this book for any kids that you know because it is truly made with love and you should probably buy it even if it's just for yourself ❤️️️ ❤️️️ ❤️️️
Also, the author's bio is so cute and funny, she wants to be a child when she grows up, how amazing is that!

*Thank you so much to the publishers; Chouette Publishing - CrackBoom! Books, the author; Gülşah Yemen, the illustrator; Çağrı Odabaşı, and Netgalley for my free copy of this special book in exchange for an honest review!
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Cute illustrations, Bright bright colours. A nice little book to teach young children about colours and how they can be used creatively.

A chart towards the end  invites children to mix hues. This will open up a world of fun and possibilities for a child who loves art and design.

Thank you Netgalley and the publisher for this ARC. This is my honest opinion.
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Another Sweet book on basic art education this time we learn about colors and what we can do with different colors. It can be a fantastic book to add to your littles library or gift to an art teacher.
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