Is The Tone Of The Big Little Book Of Happy Sadness By Colin Thompson

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Tone and colour are used by the illustrator Colin Thompson In “The Big Little Book Of Happy Sadness” help to convey and idea of unity and love. the light that surrounding the characters shows how the dog brings them together and helps to fill the hole that is the apparent through the loss of the boys parents. This happiness is conveyed through the warmth and brightness surrounding the boy and his grandmother. By using a warm yellow tone to illuminate the upper torso and faces of these characters colin thompson was able to show the facial expression of the two characters and how the boy’s expression is affected by the dog and in turn the grandmother’s expression by the boy. This use of tone and color allows the reader to understand the happiness,

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