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Groundwood Books Colors! / Colores!

Colors! / Colores!

By Jorge Lujan


Publication Date: January 2, 2024

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Ages 3 to 6, Grades P to 1

Noted poet Jorge Lujan and South Africa's illustrious illustrator Piet Grobler teamed up to produce this exquisite celebration of color.As day turns into night, we are given fleeting, evocative glimpses of the qualities inherent in a range of colors. An antelope and some children are pictured inhabiting this delicate world.This bilingual, bicultural book presents us with a beautiful vision of a planet in which nature, words, and the rising and setting of the sun and the moon exist in harmony.Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.5

Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.6

With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.4

Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

About the Author

JORGE LUJÁN is an author, poet and musician. His body of work, translated into eighteen languages, includes Stephen and the Beetle, illustrated by Chiara Carrer; Doggy Slippers and Numeralia, illustrated by Isol; Colors! ¡Colores!, illustrated by Piet Grobler; and Moví la mano / I Moved My Hand, illustrated by Mandana Sadat. He has won the Premio de Poesía para Niños de ALIJA, and has been nominated for the 2024 Anderson Prize and nominated eight times for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Mexico.PIET GROBLER is a world-renowned South African illustrator of children's books. He has illustrated ninety five books, which have been published in many languages, and he has won a number of awards, including two silver medals at the Noma Concours (Japan), the Octogone de Chêne (France) and a Golden Apple at the Biennial of Illustration in Bratislava. He lives in Portugal and is the visiting Professor in Illustration at the University of Worcester, in the United Kingdom.JOHN OLIVER SIMON (1942-2018) was a poet and translator from Berkeley, California. Among other accolades, he was awarded the NEA Translation Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Berkeley Poetry Festival.REBECCA PARFITT is a translator who lives in DeKalb, Illinois.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 36 pages

Publisher: Groundwood Books

Publication Date: May 23, 2023

ISBN: 9781773067421

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