In this delightful series of books, under GMC’s exciting new imprint, Button Books, Alain Grée’s stunning vintage illustrations leap out from every page. Alain Grée’s beautiful illustrations from the 1960s and 70s are known the world over. With their naivety of form and bold use of colour, their charm is undeniable.
Colours is a wonderful introduction for children into the amazing world of colour. This book covers the colours that can be achieved by mixing different combinations of colours and the many different colours we find around us everyday. The book also covers primary colours and the different uses of colour such as in signs and traffic lights.
Alain Grée is a French author and illustrator of children’s books. He has had over 300 books published, which have been translated into 20 different languages. He has also worked as a children’s broadcaster on French national television, produced three detective novels, ten ship navigation books and been a journalist for 20 years for Voiles et Voiliers (sailing ships) magazine. He is currently a graphic designer and editor for various advertising publications. Alain’s main hobby is sailing. He’s owned several boats since the 1970s and has crossed the Atlantic Ocean twice. He finds his sailing trips provide the perfect time out to work on new children’s stories and illustrations.