Pocket Full of Colors

By Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, Brigette Barrager (illustrator)

Book cover of Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire

Book description

Amy Guglielmo, Jacqueline Tourville, and Brigette Barrager team up to tell the joyful and unique story of the trailblazing Disney artist Mary Blair.

Mary Blair lived her life in color: vivid, wild color.

From her imaginative childhood to her career as an illustrator, designer, and animator for Walt Disney Studios,…

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1 author picked Pocket Full of Colors as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This colorful and joyous cover enticed me to learn about Disney artist, Mary Blair. As a child, Disneyland was a regular part of my television viewing in Australia. Had I known back then that girls could be anything they wanted, I would have been excited by the possibilities. Mary Blair created eye-popping work full of delicious colors and adventurous ideas. Seen as too unusual, Mary’s work was stymied, and she left Disney. But then Walt Disney had a special project and he knew Mary was the perfect artist for the job. I love this book for its kid-friendly vibrant illustrations…

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