Warthogs Paint by Pamela Duncan Edwards
A Messy Color Book

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When some warthogs find themselves stuck inside on a rainy day, they decide to paint - first red, then yellow, then blue, they mix their colors and cover the walls (and themselves) with fun. Preschoolers will learn about primary colors and how they mix to make secondary colors in this messy companion to Warthogs in the Kitchen: A Sloppy Counting Book.
 

About Pamela Duncan Edwards

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Pamela Duncan Edwards was born in England. She became a school librarian when she moved to the United States with her husband and children. She eventually started writing children's books. Her works include Livingstone Mouse; Roar! A Noisy Counting Book; The Worrywarts; Clara Caterpillar; Wake-Up Kisses; Dear Tooth Fairy; McGillycuddy Could!; and The Neat Line. Henry Cole has illustrated more than fifty books for children including The Leprechaun's Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards, Little Bo by Julie Andrews, and On Meadow Street, which he wrote. His first novel was A Nest for Celeste.
 
Published January 1, 2001 by Hyperion Books for Children. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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First the primaries are introduced: “All colors can be made, I’ve heard it said, / As long as we have some yellow, blue, and red.” (The color words sport the actual color.) They paint great swipes of color on the wall and then get down to their specialty, making a real fiasco, but with enough con...

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A trio of miniature editions unite for Warthogs in a Box: Warthogs Paint: A Messy Color Book;

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""Four scoops of sugar should go in now,"" reads the caption under four cake-makers, each with a scoop in hand as a flow of white granules cascades over the multicolored scoops, forming small mountains on a lime-green checked tablecloth (and missing the mixing bowl entirely).

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The stars of Warthogs in the Kitchen: A Sloppy Counting Book learn a few things about the properties of primary colors in Warthogs Paint: A Messy Color Book by Pamela Duncan Edwards, illus.

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