Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo

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From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios, Mary wouldn’t play by the rules. At a time when studios wanted to hire men and think in black and white, Mary painted twinkling emerald skies, peach giraffes with tangerine spots, and magenta horses that could fly.

Title : Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire
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ISBN : 1481461311
Edition Language : English
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Laura rated it ★★★★★

September 26, 2017

A picture book biography about Mary Blair? I'm in! This book is like a Walt Disney dream come true. Mary Blair was an artistic genius that children should know about. It is about time! The illustrations are as vibrant, creative and magical as Mary Blair herself. I could not be more thrilled about...

Rebecca rated it ★★★★☆

September 01, 2017

Colorful, large-scale picture book about pioneer female animator Mary Blair. Her penchant for color didn't really fly at her first Disney job, so she left and pursued it in other venues (such as Little Golden Books). I love this aspect of the story. Later in her own career, Walt Disney asked her...

Beverly rated it ★★★★★

October 23, 2017

This was one of the most exuberant, if not colorful, picture book biographies for children that I have read. I really liked how the author helps increase the vocabulary of children with the many names of many different colors. The illustrations, appropriately, are almost Disney-esque; and also ap...

Gary rated it ★★★★★

December 07, 2017

Pocket Full of Colors is a picture book biography of Disney artist Mary Blair. The through line of Mary’s story is her fascination with color. As a child, Mary “collected” colors; throughout her life, she traveled the world in search of more colors. When first hired by Walt Disney, Mary’s fancifu...

Angela rated it ★★★★☆

September 04, 2017

Brigette Barrager's illustrations are absolutely stunning--- full of color, unique but with just the right nod to the Golden Age of Disney artists. I found myself wanting to know even more about Mary Blair, which is why I'm giving this four stars instead of five.

Emma rated it ★★★★☆

December 14, 2017

Love it. Great art style. Colorful of course. Lovely. This is a delightful picture book biography of one of the most iconic Disney artist's of her period--and one who young readers may not yet know. Using colors as a framing device this book follows the life of Mary Blair from her early artistic...

Brenda rated it ★★★★☆

July 11, 2017

Engaging biography of a pioneer in animation, energetic digital illustrations enhance the text. Authors' note but no other backmatter or suggested resources.

Alyson (Kid Lit Frenzy) rated it ★★★★☆

July 23, 2017

I love learning more about women who made significant contributions in their field but aren't as well known. time to let the light shine on them.

T.E. rated it ★★★★★

September 15, 2017

This book is about the struggle and triumph of an amazing artist named Mary Blair, who worked for Walt Disney. The Walt Disney executives didn't recognize her talents at first, but later she went on to be one of Walt Disney's most celebrated artists. Her ability to see and duplicate colors was ph...

Molly rated it ★★★★☆

November 14, 2017

I don't have kids, so I read very few children's books. However, with the upcoming arrival of my nephew, I have been looking at children's books more. Books are [some] children's first introduction to the world, and I believe that learning things should be as important as the pretty picture that...

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