The Colors of Summer (Little Golden Books)

by Danna Smith (Author) Amber Ren (Illustrator)

The Colors of Summer (Little Golden Books)
Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Celebrate the colors of summer with Little Golden Books!

TURQUOISE is the beach towel--

room enough for three.

PURPLE are my flip-flops.

No more shoes for me!

Spend a fun-filled summer day at the beach and discover the bright colors all around. Kids will love finding their favorites, from purple flip-flops and orange sand shovels to green towels and blue waves. This bright summer read will have little ones eager to visit this colorful beach time and time again.

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Danna Smith
Danna Smith is a poet and award-winning author of numerous books for children, including One Blue Gnu; Rooftop Garden; Wake Up, Freight Train!; and several Little Golden Books. Her nonfiction picture book, The Hawk of the Castle: A Story of Medieval Falconry, received two starred reviews and is a Junior Library Guild Selection and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year. Danna currently lives in northern California, where she is hard at work on her next book. For more information about her books and teaching activities, visit her website at

Teagan White is an artist and author who creates playful watercolor scenes of the natural world and the friendly creatures who inhabit it. Teagan lives in Oregon, enjoys visiting seagulls at the beach, and has illustrated nine picture books. Find out more at
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Golden Books
Publication date
May 20, 2019
Little Golden Books
BISAC categories
JUV009020 - Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Colors
JUV057000 - Juvenile Fiction | Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)
JUV009100 - Juvenile Fiction | Concepts | Seasons
Library of Congress categories
Stories in rhyme

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