The Color of Beauty

By Goob Er

Children's, Education & teaching, Picture books & comics, Poetry | Paperback, eBook


Most everyone has a favorite color, but what happens when someone decides their favorite should be the only color? Find out in The Color of Beauty by Goob.




Goob lives in the Midwest with her husband, son and a house full of animals. Her talent for rhyme and unusual name are sure to be memorable for kids of all ages. She started writing when she was in junior high, but her love of rhyming stories began with the first book she ever read: The Dr. Seuss Sleep Book. Goob remembers begging grown ups to read it to her before bedrime and correcting anyone who didn't read it as well as her mom. Goob's mom knew the cadence of the story and the perfect way to pronounce the name of each character. Goob fell in love with rhyming and short stories. Together, those two loves became the perfect combination for children's books. Goob published her second book, The Color of Beauty, in 2016,


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Goob lives in the Midwest with her husband, son and a house full of animals. Her talent for rhyme and unusual name are sure to be memorable for kids of all ages. She started writing when she was in junior high, but her love of rhyming stories began with the first book she ever read: The Dr. Seuss Sleep Book. Goob remembers begging grown ups to read it to her before bedrime and correcting anyone wh...


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9 June

The Color of Beauty has been accepted into the Books 4 Kids Program! The Books 4 Kids Program is a 501c3 non-profit corporation with a mission to build children’s character through books. B4K brings authors into the classroom – in person or through electronic conferencing. The author reads from his or her book, answers student questions and leads a discussion of what was learned from the book. (Each book has a character-building message infused in the story.) At the end of the discussion, each child receives his own copy of the book for free! (Thanks to generous donations from our program sponsors!) The Books 4 Kids Program provides students with an exciting book event where every child can participate equally. B4K events are about inclusion, character-building and fun. For more information, visit www.B4KProgram.org.

Readers Favorite Editorial Review

9 June

Reviewed By Barbara Fanson for Readers’ Favorite The illustrations by Siera Tomczak in The Color of Beauty are very realistic. She adds so many tones, shadows, and highlights that really give contrast and bring the illustrations to life. The poetry or musings on color by Goob are very well written. The author explains how we need all colors to make a painting, just as we need people of all colors to make up the world. Author Goob takes us on an adventure of removing some colors because he doesn’t like them or they’re not needed and ends up with a painting of just his favorite color, but quickly realizes something’s missing. We need a variation of colors to add detail like shadows and sheen. The Color of Beauty is an entertaining and educational study of colors and their importance in a painting. A painting needs a variety of colors, tones, and shadows to add clarity and detail to the image. In the end, author Goob compares the colors with our society, and how we need all the colors on canvas or skin to create a palette to be enjoyed by everyone. The Color of Beauty is a wonderful story on diversity, but also the use of color in artwork. Author Goob’s poetic musings and Siera Tomczak’s beautiful illustrations are a winning combination in creating a book that will be enjoyed by school-aged children and adults. If we didn’t have both light colors and dark colors, we would have a very bland piece of artwork.


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Reviewed By Barbara Fanson for Readers’ Favorite The illustrations by Siera Tomczak in The Color of Beauty are very realistic. She adds so many tones, shadows, and highlights that really give contrast and bring the illustrations to life. The poetry or musings on color by Goob are very well written. The author explains how we need all colors to make a painting, just as we need people of all colors to make up the world. Author Goob takes us on an adventure of removing some colors because he doesn’t like them or they’re not needed and ends up with a painting of just his favorite color, but quickly realizes something’s missing. We need a variation of colors to add detail like shadows and sheen. The Color of Beauty is an entertaining and educational study of colors and their importance in...


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