My Indigo World: A True Story of the Color Blue

Rosa Chang (Author & Illustrator)
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Age Groups: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9

This gorgeous celebration of the color blue and the indigo plant, by a Korean American debut artist and storyteller, powerfully connects art and the natural world.

With lavish mixed-media art including watercolor painting and hand-dyed textiles, debut author-illustrator Rosa Chang pays tribute to the science and art of growing the indigo plant and making indigo dye. Woven throughout is a poetic tribute to the color blue, Chang’s favorite since her girlhood in Korea, and an appreciation of the indigo plant as a valued source of blue dye in cultures around the world. Informative back matter tells more about the science behind indigo dye production, with an “indigo map” of the shades of blue produced by indigo around the world, and simple instructions for growing your own indigo plants and making homemade blue dye.

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SKU 138908
ISBN 9781662650659
Language English
Lexile ® Measure AD880L
Guided Reading Level P
Page Count 40
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Picture Books
Primary Contributor Rosa Chang
Age Groups Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Publisher mineditionUS