Hello, Red Fox (Paperback)
|Author: Eric Carle|
|An interactive storybook finds Little Frog hosting a birthday party, even if his friends names confuse his mother, in a tale that introduces complementary colors using clever eye tricks. Jr Lib Guild. *Author: Carle, Eric *Publication Date: 1998/04/01 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: Preschool *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 10.50 *Height: 11.00|
From the Publisher:
Stare at a single color for several seconds and then move your eyes to a white space. You will see a faint glowing image in a different color, the first color's opposite. This delightfully simple and funny birthday story, with animals rendered in Eric Carle's brightly colored collages, introduces the concept of complementary colors. Full color.Mama Frog gets a big surprise when the guests arrive for Little Frog's birthday party: Red Fox looks green to her! Orange Cat looks blue! What has gone wrong?
With the active help of the reader, Little Frog shows Mama Frog how to see the animals in their more familiar colors. Is it magic? No, it's a remarkable function of the human eye. As Little Frog demonstrates, anyone can do it. Small readers will enjoy taking part in the fun of changing the colors of the animals. And they will laugh at the effect they themselves can create at the end of the story when Mama Frog gives Little Frog an embarrassing birthday kiss!
Eric Carle believes that learning should be a joyful experience. In this imaginative book he invites young readers to discover complementary colors while enjoying the amusing story of Little Frog and his colorful friends.
An introduction to complimentary colors. By staring at a single-color illustration for several seconds and then moving their eyes to a blank white page, young readers will see a faint version of the same image in a different color. This interesting visual effect intertwines with the story of Little Frog, whose birthday guests all appear to be the wrong color. Collage illustrations accompany the text.
"...an unforgettable lesson in complementary colors." 02/01/1998