Hello, Red Fox
- Number of Pages: 32
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Goethe (1749-1832) is celebrated as a great German poet, novelist, and philosopher. Each and each and every time, Little Frog gently points out that she basically hasn't stared at each animal long enough to determine his or her"true color. In 1810 Goethe published Farbenlehre, naming three major colors--red, blue, and yellow--from which all other colors might be made, and claiming that each color had an opposite, or complementary, color."On his unique birthday, Little Frog's friends--Red Fox, Purple Butterfly, Orange Cat, and others--begin to arrive at his house for a party. But how does this relate to well-loved artist Eric Carle's Hello, Red Fox? Imagine Mama Frog's surprise when she perceives Red Fox as green, Purple Butterfly as yellow, and so on. But in his eyes, color theory was his most considerable achievement. Well, it's like this.
At the beginning from the book, readers are instructed to stare for ten seconds at the boldly colored animal on the left side of the spread, then transfer their unblinking gaze (more like glaze at this point) to the blank white page on the proper. Young kids might think this is magic, but genuinely the phenomenon taking place among the eye and also the brain is recognized as"simultaneous contrast after-image. Carle's bold collage illustrations are perfect for this playful spin about the color wheel, which ends with the green Little Frog turning red when Mama Frog kisses him in front of all of his friends. The story itself is straightforward and deliberately repetitive, appealing to really young children, but the optical illusions will likely be a hit with all ages. Karin Snelson (Ages 4 to 8 ). If they do that successfully, a shadowy image of the animal appears in its complementary color!"No matter what you call it, it's amazing and fun to behold!
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