The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse by Eric Carle

The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse is a deceptively simple book that, on first read, seems to be nothing more than a collection of boldly colourful animals purportedly painted by the boy in the book, who declares on the very first page: “I am an artist.”

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? is a classic children’s book that is written in such a way that even babies will be able to follow the story, thanks to the simple, repetitive words and sentence structure used — “______ ______, ______, ______, what do you see? I see a ____ ____ looking at me.” — and big, bold illustrations of animals. Children will learn to recognise animals as well as colours, since every animal is ‘assigned’ a different colour, even if that may not be its actual colour, e.g. a blue horse or purple cat.
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