Red's label says he is red. But all of his coloring turns out blue. His parents, teacher, and art supply friends all try to help him be red, but he just can't do it. Finally, a new friend sees him for who he is.
As the author's web site notes,"This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book [is] about finding the courage to be true to your inner self."
A possum, a skunk, a wolf, and a bear are TERRIFIED; it's late at night, and they hear NIGHT ANIMALS. Told completely in dialogue, this story about nocturnal creatures freaking out made the kids laugh. Especially when poor possum keeps fainting.