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The black book of colors / by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faría ; translated by Elisa Amado.

Cottin, Menena. (Author). Faría, Rosana. (Added Author). Amado, Elisa. (Added Author).


This title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780888998736 :
  • ISBN: 0888998732
  • Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 18 x 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st English ed.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of El libro negro de los colores.
Language Note:
English and Braille.
Subject: Black in art > Juvenile literature.
Colors > Juvenile literature.
Touch > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library J 535.6 COTTIN 62022000000228 CHILDREN Available -

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