When I Coloured In The World

A young child gets a box of crayons and an eraser from his mum.  He rubs out bad words and replaces them with good words.  He rubs out desert and writes red roses. He makes roses grow all over the world.  He rubs out darkness and replaces it with yellow light.  Hunger gives way to green wheat, drought to silver rain, war to light blue peace, and much more.  The abstract, colorful drawings complement the poetic text and its positive message. mjw
Title: When I Colored In The World
Author: Ahmadreza Ahmadi
: Ehsan Abdollahi
: Tiny Owl Publishing Ltd. London
: 2015
Original Language
: Persian
: Azita Rassi
Original Publisher
: Nazar Publisher. Tehran, Iran
Original Copyright
: 2010
: 978-1-910328-07-1
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range
: 5-9
: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity
: Iranian
Author’s residence
: Iran
: Iranian Flying Turtle Medal, 2010 Hans Christian Andersen shortlist
: Colors, Crayons, Creativity, Erasers, Imagination, World

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