New Picture Book Teaches Kids About Colors in a Fun Way

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Author uses fun rhymes and colorful images to teach young ones about the different hues found in the environment

How does one make learning about colors fun for young children? Author Steve Owen gets creative as he shares A Fun Little Poem About The Beautiful Colors We See Everyday.

The rainbow has only seven colors but in this delightful picture book, children will learn 11 colors that they can see in the environment around them. A Fun Little Poem About The Beautiful Colors We See Everyday teaches them about the colors gray, brown, red, pink, purple, white, black, green, orange, yellow and blue through fun rhymes and colorful pictures. The author has grouped the common things that people see in the same hue to help young readers identify the color. At the end of the book is a series of colored images that can serve as a test for them to spot the different colors they learned.

Filled with rhythm and rhyme as well as vibrant, psychedelic pictures, A Fun Little Poem About The Beautiful Colors We See Everyday is entertaining at the same time educational. Parents will enjoy bonding with their kids through this interactive book.

A Fun Little Poem About The Beautiful Colors We See Everyday will be featured at the California School Library Book Exhibit in Pasadena, CA on November 11-14, 2011.

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About the Author
Author Steve Owen has dreamed of writing a children’s book ever since he became interested in poetry. His beautiful wife of 27 years has owned and operated a daycare in their home for that entire time until the present. They both love children and are the proud parents of three beautiful girls. Owen has been writing poetry since he first met his wife, some 30 years ago. Most of those were dedicated to her, but as time went on, he began writing about hunting and fishing adventures that he had experienced. The author believes that he gets his inspiration from his mother as she too wrote poetry. He dedicated this book to his daughter, Echo Marie, her husband Colby, and his first grandchild, Carter Edward. They have been to supportive to Owen over the years and their encouragement has brought his dream to a reality.

A Fun Little Poem About The Beautiful Colors We See Everyday * by Steve Owen
Publication Date: September 13, 2010
Picture Book; $21.99; 34 pages; 978-1-4535-4537-9

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