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28 Must-Read Pictures Books About Colors

One of the best ways to learn is through reading. Fun picture books are a great way to get your kiddos’ attention while also teaching them an important concept such as colors. These entertaining and beloved children’s classics introduce colors to your little ones through sweet stories and bright illustrations.

The Color Monster

by Anna Llenas

Love From the Crayons

by Drew Daywalt

The Crayons Book of Colors

by Drew Daywalt

The Color Monster

by Anna Llenas

Cat’s Colors

by Airlie Anderson

The Mixed-Up Chameleon

by Eric Carle

The Crayon Box That Talked

by Shane DeRolf

The Color Kittens

by Margaret Wise Brown

Planting a Rainbow

by Lois Ehlert

Blue Chameleon

by Emily Gravett

Red: A Crayon’s Story

by Michael Hall

Butterfly, Butterfly

by Petr Horacek

Why is the Snow White?

by Heinz Janisch

The Hidden Rainbow

by Christie Matheson


by Kathryn Otoshi

Lemons Are Not Red

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger


by Laura Vaccaro Seeger


by Laura Vaccaro Seeger


by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Festival of Colors

by Kabir Sehgal

The Day the Crayons Quit

by Drew Daywalt

A Day So Gray

by Marie Lamba

Green on Green

by Dianne White

They Say Blue

by Jillian Tamaki

Red Sings From Treetops

by Joyce Sidman

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