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Chicago Coloring Book
Chicago Coloring Book
Chicago Coloring Book
Chicago Coloring Book
Chicago Coloring Book
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Chicago Coloring Book

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Item #: CB145
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One forty-eight page 8½ x 11 in. coloring book with twenty images to color. Each illustration is reproduced in a small, color version of the original artwork and as a full-page line drawing on recycled paper.

This item is published with Posters Plus, Chicago by PomegranateKids®, an imprint of Pomegranate Communications, and is CPSIA compliant.

ISBN 9780764963063
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Chicago Coloring Book
During the 1920s and 1930s, the Chicago Transit Authority hired many talented graphic artists to create posters featuring parks, beaches, museums, universities, and other interesting locations inside and outside the Chicago city limits. These posters encouraged people to use public transit—called the elevated lines or ‘L’—to travel to these destinations. The posters rarely depicted the ‘L’ itself; instead they displayed colorful and exciting images of buildings, cultural events, and outdoor activities.

Full-color reproductions of twenty of these posters are printed on the inside front and back covers of this coloring book, and line drawings based on the posters are included so that you can color them in. When you fill in the drawings, you might want to copy the original colors, or you might choose your own color combinations. We’ve left the last three pages of the book blank so that you can create pictures of your own. Can you draw and color your favorite museum, park, or building?