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The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse

From the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes a brilliant new Eric Carle board book for the artist in us all.
Every child has an artist inside them, and this vibrant picture book from Eric Carle will help let it out. The artist in this book paints the world as he sees it, just like a child. There’s a red crocodile, an orange elephant, a purple fox and a polka-dotted donkey. More than anything, there’s imagination. Filled with some of the most magnificently colorful animals of Eric Carle’s career, this new board book edition is a tribute to the creative life and celebrates the power of art.

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In this sparse text, Eric Carle empowers every budding artist to find joy in their creations and use their imaginations without the constraints of the ‘right’ colours for objects or other artistic conventions. The young artist in the story is joyful in his creations – a blue horse, a green lion or a purple fox? Why not! Carle’s fictional story is inspired by artist Franz Marc, who painted animals in bright and unusual colours.

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