When Liza's mother takes away her beloved crayons, her world suddenly goes gray. How does the budding artist repond? She squirts her toothpaste angrily and stomps through mud puddles. Through these acts, Liza inadvertently creates art-and eventually discovers color in the world around her.Liza loved her crayons. She treasured turquoise, adored apricot, and flipped over fuchsia.
About the Author
The award-winning freelance writer Elizabeth Rusch has published more than one hundred articles in magazines such as Muse, Smithsonian, and Mother Jones. She is the author of a number award-winning nonfiction titles for children, including: Generation Fix, Will it Blow?, The Planet Hunter, For the Love of Music: The Remarkable Story of Maria Anna Mozart, Eruption!, and The Mighty Mars Rovers.
Elizabeth lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family. You can visit Liz online at www.elizabethrusch.com.
Chad Cameron received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University and now lives in the San Francisco Bay area. His quirky illustrations have appeared in two previous picture books: WITCHY'S TURNED AROUND HOUSE and GEORGE HOGGLESBERRY: GRADE SCHOOL ALIEN.