2013, Caldecott Medal, Honor Book2013, Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, Recommended2013, Giverny Award, Winner2014, Keystone to Reading Book Award, Nominee2013, Alabama Camellia Award, Nominee
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. This title has Common Core connections. Green is a Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2012 Green is a 2013 Caldecott Honor Book
About the Author
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.