H.G.T.V. (Home and Garden, Travis Version): Painting a Room in the Style of a Well-Known Children’s Book
My strategy for painting a room is pretty simple. Two words in fact. Gray Horse.
But what if I actually had the guts to choose a color? A real color? A color that connects with something I love: picture books?
Well, if I was that person, I’d get myself over to this website, enter the covers of some books I love, and choose a color from that.
Below are the color palettes of some well known books. Maybe you’ll find something to put on the walls of your house?
But! Just for fun, how about we keep the book a secret until you click on the answer below each palette?
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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