Little Blue and Little Yellow

Little Blue and Little Yellow

A Story for Pippo and Ann and Other Children

Book - 2009 | 50th anniversary edition.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Edition: 50th anniversary edition.
Copyright Date: ©1959
ISBN: 9780375860133
Branch Call Number: JP Lionn
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 21 cm

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jennylink
Nov 08, 2017

Cute and adorable story. Bonus is the repetition of words which makes it perfect for a early reader - SK

JCLBeckyC Nov 24, 2015

This classic children's book teaches young children about colors and encourages them to use their imagination. Plus, the little blobs of paint are just so dang cute.

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mombrarian
Feb 27, 2012

Little Blue and Little Yellow make green! A nice green choice for St. Patrick's Day storytime themes.

Kirbs Jan 02, 2012

Friends Blue and Yellow hug and make a lovely green. Captivating. Enchanting.

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cynthiaz
Oct 25, 2010

My two-year old daughter just love this book. It's her favorite!

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Joybird
Oct 09, 2010

Wonderful story about relationships. Also a color concept book. Blue and yellow make........?

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McMark
Feb 24, 2010

i like this mixing color book

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