Colors of Mexico
From the Series Colors of the World
Do you know the color of Mexico? It’s red like chili peppers and blue like the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Kids will follow the migration of monarch butterfly and learn about adobe homes. Ten brilliant colors are introduced in Spanish, the language of the Mexican people. Explore Mexico in this lavishly illustrated introduction to a modern land with a rich past.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
School Library Journal
“Large cheery oil paintings done in bright hues and with bold strokes reflect the countryside and various aspects of Mexican culture.” —School Library Journal
Author: Lynn Ainsworth Olawsky
Illustrator: Janice Lee Porter
Janice Lee Porter was born and raised in Chicago. She has a BFA in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from California State University, Chico. She is the illustrator of over two dozen children's books and is an art faculty member at Shasta College in Redding, California, where she teaches painting and drawing. She lives in Chico, California.