Author Ava Cheatem debuts with ‘The Color Box’

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New illustrated book sparks readers’ imagination as they learn different colors

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As a childcare provider, author Ava Cheatem has a wealth of experiences when it comes to teaching children the basic fundamentals of early childhood development. Drawing inspiration from these, she joins the publishing world with the release of her new book, “The Color Box” (published by Xlibris).

In this book, Cheatem reveals to children an innovative and creative experience that will help them learn the colors that surround them every day. It encourages them to explore the world around them through visualizing the colors of nature, the seasons, people, places and things. As one of the great foundational books, “The Color Box” gives young readers a fun and unique way to learn by captivating their imagination.

An excerpt from the book:
        Winter, spring
        Summer and fall
        Yep you guessed we’re in them all

An interactive and engaging read, “The Color Box” offers a hip, fresh and colorful new way of learning through a narrative filled with rhythm and rhyme and lively illustrations. It is the author’s hope that young readers will recognize and master the colors while also tapping into their inner creativity.

“The Color Box”
By Ava Cheatem
Hardcover | 8.5x8.5in | 24 pages | ISBN 9781514409046
Softcover | 8.5x8.5in | 24 pages | ISBN 9781514409053
E-Book | 24 pages | ISBN 9781514409060
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ava Cheatem, a former childcare provider, has been involved in early childhood development for years. She has owned and operated her own daycare center, has been a food and nutrition specialist for the public school system and has been a children’s music instructor. It is from these experiences that she gained her passion for children and writing about things that shape and affect their lives. She was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, and still resides there with her husband and blended family of nine children. This is her first children’s book.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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