Out of the Blue: A Book of Color Idioms and Silly Pictures


From author Vanita Oelschlager and illustrator Robin Hegan comes an adorable book called Out of the Blue, a lively picture book about color idioms and their definitions.

If you’ve ever been asked by your children or your students what an idiom is or what it means, this is the book you should reach for. Out of the Blue: A Book of Color Idioms and Silly Pictures explains “color” idioms by using adorable pictures as story-starters.

Children learn what it means to be “green with envy,” “tickled pink,” “born with a silver spoon in your mouth,” and over a dozen other idioms. The book features a detailed explanation of idioms in the back, and is sprinkled with adorable pictures drawn in the brightest, boldest colors you’ve ever seen.

This book is perfect as a story-starter in the creative writing classroom; a supplement for the language classroom; or a funny lap book before you say goodnight.

Start your young child on the road to literary success! Be sure to pick up a copy of Out of The Blue today.

Best wishes and happy idioms,

Rita Lorraine


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