Children’s Books About Colors

At birth children are introduced to color.  It’s a staple when they are infants to teach them the many colors that fill their world.  The following books are a great way to share color and teach colors to young children.

Parade ColorsParade Colors

This upbeat and cheerful celebration for baby’s first patriotic holidays introduces a variety of colors as readers encounter Uncle Sam, parade floats, and the American flag.  What colors can you find at the parade?


What's Your Favorite Color - Eric CarlWhat’s Your Favorite Color

Everybody has a favorite color. Some like blue balloons or brown buildings or mint green ice cream cones. Others prefer sunshine yellow, Maine morning gray, or Mexican pink.
In What’s Your Favorite Color?, fifteen beloved children’s book artists draw their favorite colors and explain why they love them. This personal collection will undoubtedly inspire readers to create favorite color drawings and stories of their own!

Contributors include: Eric Carle, Lauren Castillo, Bryan Collier, Mike Curato, Etienne Delessert, Anna Dewdney, Rafael Lopez, William Low, Marc Martin, Jill McElmurry, Yuyi Morales, Frann Preston-Gannon, Uri Shulevitz, Philip C. Stead, Melissa Sweet