The Colors of History
The Colors of History
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The Colors of History

Written and illustrated by Clive Gifford
Published by QEB Publishing
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Why did Roman emperors wear purple? Which colour is made from crushed beetles? What green pigment might be used to build super-fast computers of the future? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this vibrant exploration of the stories behind different colours, and the roles they’ve played throughout history. From black to white, and all the colours in between, every shade has a story to tell. Each colour group is introduced with a stunning and interpretive double-page spread illustration, followed by illustrated entries exploring the ‘colourful’ history of particular shades. With vivid, thought-provoking illustrations and engaging bite-sized text, this book is a feast for the eyes and the mind, ready to enthral budding artists and historians alike.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781682973400
    Publication Date
    April 19, 2018
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1682973409
    Lexile® Level
    1120L

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