Author: Diana Murray
Illustrator: Zoe Persico
Genre: Picture Book
Target Ages: 4-8
Prime Audiences: Children Learning Colors; Families Who Love the Outdoors
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication Year: 2018
What can happen on a hot summer day? You can sit on the porch eating popsicles with your cousins, you can explore nature beyond the yard, you can watch neighbors fish from the dock…and you can run back inside and wait for the storm to pass!
Summer Color, a rhyming picture book by Diana Murray and Zoe Persico, is a colorful look at what happens on a hot, summer day. Murray's verse emphasizes the colors that Persico puts in her illustrations, making a fun pairing of word and picture throughout. And Murray's verbs she uses to describe the actions contribute to a book that's sure to grow the vocabulary and wonder of its young readers and hearers!
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