The Color Thief: A Family's Story of Depression

Author(s): Andrew Andrew Fusek Peters

Picture Story Books

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.


Product Information

"This thoughtful, well illustrated story does a wonderful job detailing both the pain a child can feel, as well as positive solutions for families with similar dynamics." School Library Connection, April 1, 2016

Andrew Fusek Peters is an award-winning author who has written extensively for children and young people of all ages. Initially recognized and critically acclaimed as a poet, Andrew has broadened his work to include plays, picture books, and fiction. Polly Peters is an award-winning author who has written extensively for children and young people of all ages. Initially recognized and critically acclaimed as a poet, Polly has broadened her work to include plays, picture books, and fiction. Karin Littlewood studied graphic design at Northumbria University, followed by an MA at Manchester Metropolitan University, where she specialized in illustration. She has illustrated over forty children's books published worldwide.

General Fields

  • : 9780807512739
  • : Albert Whitman & Company
  • : Albert Whitman & Company
  • : 0.431
  • : September 2015
  • : 277mm X 254mm X 10mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Andrew Andrew Fusek Peters
  • : Hardback
  • : Karin Littlewood
  • : 813.6
  • : illustrations