Georgia's Terrific, Colorific Experiment (Hardcover)

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Art meets science in this story of Georgia, the budding scientist trying to find her niche in a family of creative, gifted artists. Persico’s words are charming, and her pictures are lush and deep. The swirls of purples, blues, and other colors are a feast for the eyes, and each page invites one to sit and visit for a while so as not to miss anything. The end is sweet, and reinforces the lesson that it’s possible to follow your own dreams while supporting the endeavors of others. -Alex

— From Spring Booknotes 2019


Science and art come together in this colorful and empowering picture book about a strong minded girl scientist and her artist family.

Is it possible for science and art to really mix?

Georgia wants to be a scientist, and a great one at that. But in order become a great scientist, she must first create her own, unique experiment. Her mother, father, grandma, and brother all want to help, but they're artists. How could they possibly help her with science? Everyone knows art and science just don't go together!

As Georgia struggles to create her unique experiment, she eventually learns that sometimes science, too, can be a work of art.

About the Author

Zoe Persico is an illustrator with a love for everything cute, colorful, and full of whimsy. She finds inspiration for her work in many places, but some of her favorites include hiking through nature, watching storms roll by, and playing Dungeons & Dragons. Georgia's Terrific, Colorific Experiment is her authorial debut. She currently resides in Michigan.

Praise For…

Emotionally satisfying and visually appealing, Georgia's story is fun to peruse.
Kirkus Reviews

"It certainly gets the A into STEAM.... A scientific adventure full of luster."—Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9780762465248
ISBN-10: 0762465247
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2019
Pages: 32
Language: English