Description: The children picture book “Charly in toyland” by Brielle DePatra contains a short story with own illustrations to introduce the basic colours to children. It is suitable for children age 3 – 4. Central character is the bear Charly. One of his ears is colourless, so he decides to look for the fitting colour in a new world called toyland. On his journey he is making new friends who help him reach his goal. The book is suited to be read aloud. Together with the bear, the child can discover the world of colours. There are only short paragraphs on each page. Charly´s encounters are mainly highlighted by the illustrations. Furthermore, the book offers interactive elements such as a guessing game and colour in – options. On the original non – digital book cover the bear´s pale ear protrudes beyond the book format in order to visually draw attention to Charly´s ear and the book content respectively. The book is also available in German language.