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About this book
Colors! / Colores!
Jorge Luján • Rebecca Parfitt • John Simon • Piet Grobler
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.
About the Creators
Jorge Luján is an author, poet and musician who has published forty-four books and recorded eight CDs. With many of the world’s greatest illustrators, he has created an outstanding body of work — translated into 15 languages — including Stephen and the Beetle, illustrated by Chiara Carrer; Doggy Slippers and Numeralia, illustrated by Isol; Colors! ¡Colores!, illustrated by Piet Grobler; Moví la mano / I Moved My Hand, illustrated by Mandana Sadat; and Brunhilda and the Ring, illustrated by Linda Wolfsgruber. Jorge has just published his first novel, Salando el río con una cucharita (Salting the River with a Teaspoon). Among other distinctions, he has won the Premio de Poesía para Niños de ALIJA (IBBY Argentina) and has been nominated four times for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. See more of his work on Facebook (Jorge Luján. Poesía y Música), on the Jorge Luján YouTube channel, on his Bandcamp page, Soundcloud and jorgelujan.net.
Rebecca Parfitt is a translator who lives in DeKalb, Illinois.
John Oliver Simon is a translator who lives in Berkeley, California.
Piet Grobler is South Africa's most celebrated illustrator for children. He has illustrated more than sixty books and has won many awards, including two silver medals at the Noma Concours (Japan), the Octogone de Chene (France) and a plaque at the Biennial of Illustration in Bratislava. His work has been published around the world.