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Identifying colors is one of the main goals of a child entering kindergarten. Here is a colorful start toward that goal.


Illustrated by Denise Fleming

Henry Holt & Co. 1998

Ages: 3 to 5

Topic: Colors

A hungry mouse nibbles and crunches his way through a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. This book purposefully stimulates a guessing or prediction game, as pages hint at the foods to come.

The text is rich with various adjectives describing different tastes and textures. (colors, fruits. vegetables, wondrous words)