12 Fun Picture Books About Colour

Learning to identify colours is a classic milestone of early childhood, and parents and teachers will often use picture books to help young children learn to distinguish between and name colours. In my opinion, the best children’s books to teach colours combine a great story and captivating, colourful illustrations, engaging the child’s interest and motivation to learn. Here are some of my favourite picture books, hand chosen as thet offer so much to children as they learn and explore the wonderful world of colour.

12 Fab Picture Books About Colour (and Color!)

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jnr

Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoli Walsh

A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni

Blue and Yellow by Leo Lionni

Mix It Up by Herve Tullet

Press Here by Herve Tullet

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle

Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Sky Colour by Peter H. Reynolds

Living Colour by Steve Jenkins