Child Reading Green Book

The world of color can be a big place full of wonder and curiosity for young children. Navigating that world can be an especially unique experience for children with color vision deficiency. 

We think there’s no better way to guide them than with pages full of colorful stories and images. From simple explanations of color vision deficiency to stories of colorful adventures, we’ve compiled a list of books to get them all the more excited to see the colorful world that awaits them! Enrich the shared experience of reading these books with your color blind child with EnChroma indoor glasses for kids, available for children 5 and up.

The world of color can be a big place full of wonder and curiosity for young children. Navigating that world can be an especially unique experience for children with color vision deficiency. 

We think there’s no better way to guide them than with pages full of colorful stories and images. From simple explanations of color vision deficiency to stories of colorful adventures, we’ve compiled a list of books to get them all the more excited to see the colorful world that awaits them! Enrich the shared experience of reading these books with your color blind child with EnChroma indoor glasses for kids, available for children 5 and up.

Top 10 Kids’ Books About Color and Color Blindness

Top 10 Kids’ Books About Color and Color Blindness

1. Erik the Red Sees Green: A Story About Color Blindness

1. Erik the Red Sees Green: A Story About Color Blindness

by Julie Anderson

by Julie Anderson

This book is an empowering guide to introduce young children with color blindness to color vision deficiency. The main character in Erik the Red Sees Green, Erik, struggles with colors in school and at soccer practice. However, once he learns that he is color blind, he works with his classmates, parents, and coaches to get back on track.

This book is an empowering guide to introduce young children with color blindness to color vision deficiency. The main character in Erik the Red Sees Green, Erik, struggles with colors in school and at soccer practice. However, once he learns that he is color blind, he works with his classmates, parents, and coaches to get back on track.

2. Colors

2. Colors

by John J Reiss

by John J Reiss

We are always surrounded by color! John Reiss’ Colors features big, bold pictures of everyday objects, showcasing the places where children can find the amazing colors in their world. This lovely,  illustrative book is a fun way to help young children learn their colors.

 

We are always surrounded by color! John Reiss’ Colors features big, bold pictures of everyday objects, showcasing the places where children can find the amazing colors in their world. This lovely,  illustrative book is a fun way to help young children learn their colors.

 

3. Seeing Color: It’s My Rainbow Too

3. Seeing Color: It’s My Rainbow Too

by Arlene Evans

by Arlene Evans

Color blindness can leave kids feeling left out in school, with their friends, and in a number of everyday situations. Arlene Evans’ Seeing Color explains color vision deficiency in a way that’s easy for kids with color blindness and their parents to understand so that they can share their experience with those around them.

Color blindness can leave kids feeling left out in school, with their friends, and in a number of everyday situations. Arlene Evans’ Seeing Color explains color vision deficiency in a way that’s easy for kids with color blindness and their parents to understand so that they can share their experience with those around them.

4. The Usborne Big Book of Colors

4. The Usborne Big Book of Colors

by Felicity Brooks

by Felicity Brooks

If you’re looking for an imaginative twist to early color education, The Usborne Big Book of Colors is sure to be a fun introduction to an array of hues. This board book will capture even the shortest of attention spans with its vibrant graphics and spinnable color wheel!

If you’re looking for an imaginative twist to early color education, The Usborne Big Book of Colors is sure to be a fun introduction to an array of hues. This board book will capture even the shortest of attention spans with its vibrant graphics and spinnable color wheel!

5. My Many Colored Days

5. My Many Colored Days

by Dr. Seuss

by Dr. Seuss

With My Many Colored Days, beloved children’s author, Dr. Suess, set out to create a book with art that matched the strength of his manuscript. This colorful exploration of a young person’s moods highlights the many brilliant colors of life in all of its ups and downs.

With My Many Colored Days, beloved children’s author, Dr. Suess, set out to create a book with art that matched the strength of his manuscript. This colorful exploration of a young person’s moods highlights the many brilliant colors of life in all of its ups and downs.

6. Mix It Up

6. Mix It Up

by Herve Tullet

by Herve Tullet

Mix It Up is the perfect book for young learners that are ready to move beyond primary colors. Working with colors, we understand that the relationships between mixed colors can become especially confusing. This book helps children learn about what happens when colors mix in a way that is easy and fun.

Mix It Up is the perfect book for young learners that are ready to move beyond primary colors. Working with colors, we understand that the relationships between mixed colors can become especially confusing. This book helps children learn about what happens when colors mix in a way that is easy and fun.

7. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

7. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

by Eric Carle

by Eric Carle

For animal loving children out there, legendary children’s author, Eric Carle, gives young learners a guide to the colors of life. From a handsome blue horse to a happy green frog, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? helps children explore their favorite colors along with their favorite animals!

For animal loving children out there, legendary children’s author, Eric Carle, gives young learners a guide to the colors of life. From a handsome blue horse to a happy green frog, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? helps children explore their favorite colors along with their favorite animals!

8. All About Color Blindness: A Guide to Color Vision Deficiency for Kids (and Grown-ups too)

8. All About Color Blindness: A Guide to Color Vision Deficiency for Kids (and Grown-ups too)

by Karen Rae Levine

by Karen Rae Levine

Follow Cory as he experiences the ways that color blindness affects him. Along the way, his family, teachers, and friends help by understanding the unique way he sees colors. All About Color Blindness also includes a simple explanation of color blindness for young readers with color vision deficiency!

Follow Cory as he experiences the ways that color blindness affects him. Along the way, his family, teachers, and friends help by understanding the unique way he sees colors. All About Color Blindness also includes a simple explanation of color blindness for young readers with color vision deficiency!

9. Little Blue and Little Yellow

9. Little Blue and Little Yellow

by Leo Lionni

by Leo Lionni

Leo Lionni’s first book, released in 1959, still remains a classic 50 years later! Little Blue and Little Yellow is a whimsical story about the friendship of two colors and what happens as they continue to mingle together. A sweet way to teach children about color blending.

Leo Lionni’s first book, released in 1959, still remains a classic 50 years later! Little Blue and Little Yellow is a whimsical story about the friendship of two colors and what happens as they continue to mingle together. A sweet way to teach children about color blending.

10. The Rainbow Fish

10. The Rainbow Fish

by Marcus Pfister

by Marcus Pfister

Rainbow Fish is sure to be a treat for the eyes as every page is filled with deep blues of the ocean and the shimmery scales of its main character. But, apart from being a colorful book, Rainbow Fish is a story that’s filled with heart and teaches kids the importance of kindness.

Rainbow Fish is sure to be a treat for the eyes as every page is filled with deep blues of the ocean and the shimmery scales of its main character. But, apart from being a colorful book, Rainbow Fish is a story that’s filled with heart and teaches kids the importance of kindness.

Help Kids See Their World in Color

Help Kids See Their World in Color

Color is a source of joy in so many facets of children’s lives. That’s why EnChroma is delighted to provide our leading edge, patented color blind glasses—for both indoor and outdoor use—so kids ages 5 and up can learn, play, and explore their world in color. EnChroma eyewear for kids is available online and also carried by hundreds of  authorized eye care professionals around the world.

Color is a source of joy in so many facets of children’s lives. That’s why EnChroma is delighted to provide our leading edge, patented color blind glasses—for both indoor and outdoor use—so kids ages 5 and up can learn, play, and explore their world in color. EnChroma eyewear for kids is available online and also carried by hundreds of  authorized eye care professionals around the world.

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