The Sound of Colors

9780316939928_p0_v3_s260x420The Sound of Colors:
 A Journey of the Imagination
Written and illustrated by Jimmy Liao;
translated and adapted by Sarah L. Thomson

Ages: All
Category: Picture book, Poetry
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company
Pub. Date: March 2006
ISBN: 978-0316939928
Hardcover, $16.95

A poetic exploration of the senses and the imagination, as a blind girl explores her world. Art that is both whimsical and poignant is paired
with a sophisticated text that is translated from Mandarin into lyrical English.

Awards & Accolades
¥ Starred review, Publishers Weekly
¥ Book Sense Children’s Pick (Summer 2006)
¥ Border’s Original Voices Selection (March 2006)
¥ Teacher’s Picks, Best Books 2005 (Scholastic Parent and Child)

“A meditation on blindness that will stay with readers.”
Publishers Weekly

“Poetic, lyrical language.”
School Library Journal