From Deborah's list on to happily lose yourself for hours.
I have kept my copy of this book since the 1970s! The story is simply told but the illustrations drawn in black ink and one colour are so full of weird and quirky things that appeal to my imagination. Every time I look at it I see something new! A great book for beginner readers and eagle-eyed children and adults. A perfect picture book.
Why should I read it?
1 author picked Yellow Yellow as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
Yellow Yellow is a charmingly simple story of a child whose playground is a gritty urban cityscape, written by Frank Asch and drawn by Mark Alan Stamaty. With no parent in sight, the boy wanders the sidewalks to find a yellow construction hat that quickly becomes his favorite belonging, earning him many compliments from strangers on nearby stoops. Eventually the boy meets the owner of the hat and must return it, leading the child to make his own yellow hat. Yet the story comes alive via the visual feast of urban oddities that the Who Needs Donuts? cartoonist Stamaty packs…
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