Nine animals, nine shapes, and sixteen shades of color’everyone can have fun discovering them all by turning Color Zoo’s full-color pages and watching a lion turn into a goat, an ox into a monkey, a tiger into a mouse. . . . 1990 Caldecott Honor Book Notable Children’s Books of 1989 (ALA) 1990 Fanfare Honor List (H)
Lois Ehlert has created numerous inventive, celebrated, and bestselling picture books, including <i>Chicka Chicka Boom Boom</i>, <i>Holey Moley</i>, <i> The Scraps Book</i>, <i>Mice</i>, <i>Ten Little Caterpillars</i>, <i>RRRalph</i>, <i>Lots of Spots</i>, <i>Boo to You!</i>, <i>Leaf Man</i>, <i>Waiting for Wings</i>, <i>Planting a Rainbow</i>, <i>Growing Vegetable Soup</i>, and <i>Color Zoo</i>, which received a Caldecott Honor. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.