I remember being about six years old copying this book to create a little book of my own. Perhaps it was my first attempt at publishing! :) It consisted of 4 x 4 inch papers secured with a brass fastener. I wrote and illustrated my way through the whole book. I even have it to this day, although it seems to be misplaced or I would show it to you.
To the right you'll see a book review of "What Color is Love" from the Milwaukee Journal - Oct. 22, 1967.
Since 1958 Joan Walsh Anglund has written and illustrated more than 90 books which have sold more than 40,000,000 copies worldwide. To learn more about her: Joan Walsh Anglund - How and Why She Writes
Here is a sweet little book of hers you can read online:
Faith is a Flower
Now it's your turn. Did any of your own childhood reading influence your writing today? And I must ask, what color is love?