Parents' Guide to

Mix It Up!

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Delightful book reveals the magic of mixing colors.

Book Hervé Tullet Colors 2014
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This is another bright, engaging book from French artist Hervé​ Tullet, who's something of a magician: He turns reading books into exciting, interactive play time. As he did with Press Here, Tullet marries a simple concept with a similarly simple style and conjures up an absorbing, rich book to delight children and their parents.

Even children who already know about primary and secondary colors will enjoy playing along with Tullet, who encourages them to tap, smoosh, tilt, and shake pages to make the magic happen. He sends them off with advice to "play, look, and mix it up," and end pages covered in colorful thumbprints are likely to inspire kids to go straight for paints and paper afterward.

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