“In a place where colors ran wild, there lived a girl who was wilder still”
Every now and then a book comes along and it sets a reader on fire. Swatch The Girl Who Loves Color is just that book. A book for readers, a book for color lovers, art teachers, story tellers and brave girls. A book for everyone.
Colors are wild and bold and cannot be tamed, yet one girls sets out to capture them all.
There is no denying how beautiful this book is, full of gorgeous colors, some are described by names, some we just look at and enjoy. The illustrations are full of textures and you can clearly see the different mediums that went into make the scenery. The colors splash and play across the page, leaving you feeling excited, and maybe that like Swatch, you are also a “color tamer”.
Swatch is a beautiful and bold, a picture book you will want to own. You can see from the wear in our dust jacket how well loved it is in our home.
It will inspire you to get out there and find colors in the wild or maybe create a beautiful masterpieces of your own. Swatch is a heroine a girl to be looked up too much like Sadie and Wild. She is brave and bold and wild, yet she has a heart of gold. She could just take yellow but I will leave the rest for you to discover.
This books is perfect for a budding artist and color lovers both big and small. You might recognize the illustrations of Julia Denos from beautiful books like one of our favorites, Just Being Audrey. Learn more about Julia here.