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WOW!: C.G. Esperanza, author of Red, Yellow, Blue (and a Dash of White, Too!)
Wed, June 19, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at
Parkway Central Library
Author and illustrator C.G. Esperanza will perform his picture book Red, Yellow, Blue (and a Dash of White, Too!). Through this interactive performance, with drumming and more, children will learn about mixing colors. Reading will be followed by audience Q & A.
WOW! (Wednesdays of Wonder) in Montgomery Auditorium
Part of the Margaret S. Halloran Family Literacy Programming Series
For children and families. Camp, school, and childcare groups are welcome to attend.
Praise for Red, Yellow, Blue (and a Dash of White, Too!):
"A book that is ostensibly about mixing colors, this is a true feast for the senses. The first thing I thought of while flipping through this book was Basquiat after a Skittle binge. There is a level of confidence to Esperanza's style that is unique in a debut author -- his control of the page is such that he is unafraid to loosen the reins and let the colors run a little wild. The result is thrilling and hypnotic."
-The Huffington Post
The colors in Red, Yellow, Blue (and a Dash of White, Too!) are bright, energetic and SO fun to look at. With graffiti like line work, and perfect brush strokes anyone would enjoy flipping through its pages.