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The Stories and Secrets of Colors

Unlock the mysteries of one of life’s most beautiful phenomena—color—in this vibrantly illustrated and captivating book from award-winning author Susie Brooks.

From prehistory to the present day, colors have shaped our world in more ways than you might expect. In The Stories and Secrets of Colors, young readers can explore the many meanings behind and uses for color all over the world, from the “blue people” of North Africa, to why saffron is so expensive and what makes flamingos pink. Through color, we discover amazing facts about animals and plants, learn how colors have changed the course of history, and find out how different colors affect our moods and health.

Vivid, imaginative full-spread illustrations from Indian illustrator Sirjana Kaur are a joyful celebration of color, revealing how color is infused into every part of our lives.

- Susie Brooks
- 80 pages
- 9.3 inches W x11 inches L
- Hardcover
- Kingfisher
- Ages 7 and up
- 2023
- Children’s
- Item #: 978-0753478844