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The Colours of History

How Colours Shaped the World

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Why did Roman emperors wear purple? Which colour is made from crushed beetles? What green pigment might be used to build super-fast computers of the future? From black to white, and all the colours in between, every shade has a story to tell. Each colour group is introduced with a stunning and interpretative double-page spread illustration, followed by illustrated entries exploring the history of particular shades. With vivid, thought-provoking illustrations and engaging, bite-sized text, this book is a feast for the eyes and the mind, ready to enthral budding artists and historians alike.

Product code: 9781784939670

ISBN 9781784939670
No. Of Pages 64
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H290xW216
Publisher QED Publishing
Illustrated By Marc-Etienne Peintre
WINNER OF THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD BEST BOOK WITH FACTS 2019!

A vibrant exploration of the stories behind different colours, and the roles they've played throughout history. Each double-page spread looks at a different shade, accompanied by vivid, imaginative illustrations.