Author(s): Adam Lehrhaupt
Adam Lehrhaupt tells a tale of the power of color in this exploration of creativity that is sure to inspire readers and budding artists! Isn't it fun to color? Every color has a feeling, just like we do. Yellow makes us feel happy. Dark blue can make us feel sad. Red can seem angry. Black can look scary. What color do you feel like today?
-A young boy provides examples of his drawings to prove that he cannot draw, and chooses instead to express himself through color. -My puppies look like mush./My cars look like lumps,- he says. But with color he can reveal his feelings and impressions: yellow for happy, red for angry, black for scary ... There are splashes of bright yellow and drips of -sad- blue. A rainbow of colors bursts from the boy's hand to indicate that he can have several feelings at the same time. -I'm a whole jumble of things...a colorful masterpiece,- he declares as his Technicolor image fills the page. Encouraging experimentation with color (-What colors are you?-) ...- School LIbrary Journal--School Library Journal -March 2017 -