Author(s): Ezekiel Kwaymullina
Using the rainbow as a metaphor for our diversity and uniqueness, Indigenous author Ezekiel Kwaymullina joins forces with award-winning illustrator Moira Court in this gorgeous new picture book. Luminous screen prints and evocative prose celebrate every individual color as well as the power of their combination.
'This beautiful picture book will engage young readers through shape and colour, movement, sound and text in a most satisfying whole. Recommended to share with little ones.' Magpies • '... award-winning author Ezekiel Kwaymullina delivers a magical story about the beauty of difference and the wonder of different elements coming together to create something amazing ... Colour Me is a vibrant, heart-warming story you will treasure for many years to come.' Kids' Book Review • 'This colourful book will engage young readers as they learn how the rainbow can be a metaphor for our diversity and uniqueness.' writingWA • 'Colour Me closes with a rainbow and the strong message of diversity and inclusion that the rainbow has come to represent.' SBS Life
ABOUT THE AUTHOR • Ezekiel Kwaymullina is from the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. He is the author of several picture books, including We All Sleep (2015), Dreamers (2014) and My Country (2011), all illustrated by Sally Morgan
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR • Moira Court is an artist and illustrator. Her work is inspired by nature, conservation, folklore and folk art. Originally from the south-west of England, she now lives in the Perth hills with her husband and daughter.