Little Blue And Little Yellow by Leo LionniLittle Blue And Little Yellow by Leo Lionni

Little Blue And Little Yellow

byLeo Lionni

Paperback | January 17, 2017

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Beloved picture book creator and four-time Caldecott Honor-winner Leo Lionni's very first story for children, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

Little Blue and Little Yellow are best friends, but one day they can’t find each other. When they finally do, they give each other such a big hug that they turn green! How they find their true colors again concludes a wonderfully satisfying story told with colorful pieces of torn paper and very few words. Leo Lionni launched his children’s book career in 1959 with Little Blue and Little Yellow, and this 50th-anniversary edition, complete with Lionni’s own explanation of how the book came to be, is sure to resonate with children today.
Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. He was the recipient of the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was honored posthumously in 2007 with the Society of Illustrators’ Lifetime Achievement Awa...
Title:Little Blue And Little YellowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.06 × 9.06 × 0.15 inPublished:January 17, 2017Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399555536

ISBN - 13:9780399555534


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful read Leo Lionni is a fantastic author. His books are wonderful and meaningful reads for children. I recommend them to all parents and teachers
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cute! This book is simple and straightforward. My students really loved it, and totally got the concepts that Lionni was trying to get across. It's a great introduction to colour mixing, and a good reminder of the importance of friendship.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Book! Such a cute little story about friendship, and an introduction to mixing colours. One of my classroom favourites!
Date published: 2017-05-09

Editorial Reviews

“An unusual, imaginative, stimulating, and appealing picture book.” —The Horn Book Magazine

“Abstract art with heart.” —School Library Journal’s Top 100 Picture Books Poll (voted #66)