The Color Thief

The Color Thief

A Family's Story of Depression

Book - 2015
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A child recounts his experience of losing his father to depression in this poignant and beautifully illustrated picture book. The boy's father disappears into a world without color. As the father seeks help, color begins to reappear and with it hope. An ideal book for parents and caregivers to share with children to help them make sense of the devastating effects that depression can cause.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Albert Whitman & Company, 2015, c2014
ISBN: 9780807512739
Branch Call Number: J 616 .8527 PET
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Littlewood, Karin
Peters, Polly

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"Soon every day became a sad day for Dad. He only saw the sun sulking, clouds frowning, rain crying." In this poignant picture book, a young boy witnesses the colour draining from his father's world, as he struggles in a battle with depression. The watercolour illustrations evoke the fa... Read More »


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