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Macmillan, Mar 27, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 36 pages
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Die cut pages bring surprise after surprise in this magical new book from the "Queen of the concept book"--an intricate and satisfying homage to green, the color of all creation.

How many kinds of green are there? There's the lush green of a forest on a late spring day, the fresh, juicy green of a just-cut lime, the incandescent green of a firefly, and the vivid aquamarine of a tropical sea. In her newest book, Caldecott and Geisel Honor Book author Laura Vaccaro Seeger fashions an homage to a single color and, in doing so, creates a book that will delight and, quite possibly astonish you.

Green is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012

Green is a 2013 Caldecott Honor Book


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The painted illustrations are lush, rich, and textured. - LibraryThing
The illustrations are absolutely beautiful. - LibraryThing
It includes some rhyming and wonderful illustrations! - LibraryThing
The illustrations were rich and textured. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - gfurth - LibraryThing

A book about one color and the many parts of our world that include it. Cutouts in each page show the color of the next page through the cutouts combined with the artwork around the cutouts show how ever changing our world is. Read full review

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User Review  - qrennaker - LibraryThing

This being the second Laura Vaccaro Seeger book I have read for this journal, I knew I should expect simplicity. This book is about as simple as it gets with each flip of the page simply showing ... Read full review


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Among Laura Vaccaro Seeger's many distinctive books for children are First the Egg--a Caldecott Honor Book and a Geisel Honor Book; One Boy--a Geisel Honor Book; and Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories--winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book award. Laura lives on Long Island with her husband, Chris, their two sons, Drew and Dylan, and their dog, Copper.

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