Cottin, Menena; Faria, Rosana; Amado, Elisa [trans].
Black Book of Colors.
Toronto: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2008. Second English Language Edition. Hardcover. Black pages with white text, illustrations and some braille text in raised glossy black ink. The book is designed as an empathy tool to give a sighted person a sense of the world to the blind."Living with the use of one's eyes can make imagining blindness difficult, but this innovative title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers. This extraordinary title gives young readers the ability to experience the world in a new way." [publisher's statement]. Fine in Fine Dustjacket. Item #9470 Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Printed paper boards, black endpages, black leaves. Oblong 8vo. np [21pp]. Illus. (b/w plates).