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The Adventures of the Three Colors
A little boy learns about mixing colors when he tries to reproduce all the rainbow colors with the only three colors left in his paint box.
Hardcover, first American edition, 34 pages
Published 1971 by The World Publishing Company
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The best part of this book on mixing colors is the fact that it includes overhead transparencies. Yes, you heard me right, TRANSPARENCIES. The author uses different mixtures of blue, yellow, pink, white, and black to demonstrate how colors mix to create new colors. As an added bonus, Tison overlay colored animals on top of colored animals to create a third colored animal (blue seal + pink flamingo = purple turtle). OK maybe this is one of those books you have to see in person to understand. But ...more
This book was second hand even when I started reading it, and my copy is pretty battered and well loved. The book tells the story of a boy, Herbie, and his dog, Angelo, as they set out to make amazing art after seeing a rainbow, but have only three colors of paint, pink, blue, and yellow. Then the book shows why it was so well read in my house; some of the pages are transparent plastic with different colors that over lay the next page, making a new color and a new picture when looked at on top o ...more