What Color Is the Wind?
A blind child questions all he encountersa dog, wolf, elephant, mountain, bird, stream, and treeabout the color of the wind. Each responds differently, with a shape, color, smell, texture, or idea. Each page displays a visual and tactile palette of cutouts, textures, colors. It is a sensory experience that makes the invisible experiential, ending with the wind as the pages fly.
A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, Anne Herbauts expresses an original world in each of her books. Awake to the richness of the world, endlessly curious, and rigorous in her work, Anne has written and illustrated over twenty books."
Staff Review: What Color Is the Wind?
“We can’t see the wind, we hear what it brings. We can’t see the wind, we hear what it brings.” Herbauts’ protagonist is a little giant who explores his world looking for an answer to his great big question by asking a variety of animals, “What color is the wind?” He first asks an old dog, who answers, “It has a color. It is pink, flowery, pale white.” A wolf disagrees, “ No, the wind is the dark...
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