Colors! / Colores!

Colors! / Colores!

Written by: Luján, Jorge
Illustrated by: Grobler, Piet
Translated by: Simon, John
Translated by: Parfitt, Rebecca
ages 5 to 9 / grades K to 4

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.

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.

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.

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.

Published By Groundwood Books Ltd — Feb 1, 2008
Specifications 36 pages | 9.6 in x 11.4 in
Written By Jorge Luján is a prolific and highly respected author and poet. He has worked with many of the world’s greatest illustrators to create an outstanding body of work. Jorge lives in Mexico City. Visit Jorge Luján's website: http://jorgelujan.com/home.htm
Illustrated by Piet Grobler is South Africa's most celebrated illustrator for children. His work has been published around the world.
Audience ages 5 to 9 / grades K to 4
Reading Levels Lexile AD540L
Common Core CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.5
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.6