The Black Book of Colours
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The Black Book of Colours

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It can be hard for a sighted person to imagine what it is like to be blind. But in this breathtaking, ground-breaking and award-winning colour book, Menena Cottin and Rosana Faria try to convey the experience of a person who can see only through their sense of touch, taste, smell or hearing. With gorgeous textured art on black paper, accompanied by a beautifully written text translated into braille, this powerful book breaks down barriers and gives young readers the ability to experience the world in a whole new way.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 24 pages
  • 177 x 287 x 8mm | 324g
  • Walker Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour illustrations
  • 1406322180
  • 9781406322187
  • 2,198

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Breathtaking in simplicity, bold in impact Washington Post Fascinating, challenging and lovely Kirkus Reviews The pages are black, but the readers' imagination and senses are sparked to allow them to experience a rainbow of colours Manchester Evening News Completely different to all the other picture-books...innovative. INIS

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About Cottin Menena

Menena Cottin is a graphic designer and illustrator from Caracas, Venezuela. She studied graphic design in Caracas, before moving to New York to study creative writing, children's book illustration and animation. She has several films and children's books to her name.

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