#1119 – Penguins Love Colors by Sarah Aspinall

Penguins Love Colors
Written and Illustrated by Sarah Aspinall
The Blue Sky Press  11/29/2016
978-0-5458-7654-4
40 pages    Ages 3—5

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SIX LITTLE PENGUINS love colors, and they also love their mama! In pictures as bright as sunshine, imaginative little penguins use bold splashes of paint to vividly transform their white, icy world . . . as they create a very special surprise for Mama. Simple language helps children learn to identify colors, and a joyful, loving conclusion celebrate this penguin family’s happy sense of accomplishment . . . followed by a nap-time snuggle in Mama’s warm, comfortable lap!” [INSIDE JACKET]

Review
[WC 205]
Six beret-wearing penguins (Tulip, Tiger Lily, Dandelion, Violet, Bluebell, and Broccoli) want to make a colorful picture for their mama, who loves colors as much as her adorable little penguins. Like most penguins, these six live in a mostly white world. Where will they paint a picture? Will it be on the white snow filling their world? And can you guess why the penguins are named as they are? When painting for mama, each penguin uses their favorite color. Can you figure out which color each penguin uses? How did you figure it out?
Penguins Love Colors brings children into the story by asking them questions, like those above, before revealing the answer. Young children will need to pay attention to answer the questions. Each penguin represents one of the colors; primary (red, blue, and yellow) or secondary (purple, orange, and green). HINT: check out their colorful berets.

The bright, bold colors, along with the cute penguins, make Penguins Love Colors an adorably accessible primer for young children. Aspinall’s picture book debut is perfect for any story time, but works best when followed by a creative activity using the six penguin-preferred colors. Parents and children will love how the penguins clean up and then cuddle for a nap.
What better way to learn colors than with these bright-eyed six little penguins.

Coming in August, 2017: Penguins Love Their ABC’s Click Title to Pre-Order!

PENGUINS LOVE COLORS. Text and illustrations copyright © 2016 by The Blue Sky Press. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, The Blue Sky Press, New York, NY.

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Illustrations from Penguins Love Colors copyright 2016 by Sarah Aspinall. Used with permission from The Blue Sky Press/Scholastic.

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Copyright © 2016 by Sue Morris/Kid Lit Reviews. All Rights Reserved

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Penguins Love Colors
Written and Illustrated by Sarah Aspinall
The Blue Sky Press 11/29/2016
9780545876544

 

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