Purple shouts, "Yum! Bubble gum." Brown sings, "Play, mud-pie day."
Preschoolers will agree that every crayon has something to say, and as the narrator lets her imagination run wild in bouncy text full of rhythm and rhyme, they'll want to join in the fun. Blue, green, yellow, silver, and gold are among the 12 colors featured, and exuberant illustrations done in gouache, acrylic, and pencil, as well as crayon, vividly evoke the celebratory mood on every bright page. Your students will be quick to notice that there are many more colors in the world, making this energetic romp through the crayon box a perfect starting point for discussion, as well as for activities in language and art.