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Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite
Seven Circles of Light: How They Were Born and What They Became is a children’s concept picture book written and illustrated by Maryann Lucas. Until that sharp desire sparked and woke up the Brightest Light, it needed and wanted nothing more than to exist in the Big Quiet. That desire changed everything. Brightest Light felt unfulfilled until its need manifested as the Seven Circles of Light. The Circles were happy to live with Brightest Light until, one day, that sharp desire returned, and each circle became distinct and different, but they all felt the need to leave the Big Quiet, and off they went.
Maryann Lucas’s Seven Circles of Light: How They Were Born and What They Became is a marvelous way to introduce children to color theory and how colors are all contained in white light. Her story goes further in assigning personality and physical form to each color and bringing them all together in a park on planet Earth. There’s also a marvelous creation legend that expands from the one Brightest Light into the Seven Circles, which then contracts again in an endless cycle. Lucas gives children and caregivers alike much to think about and explore in this thought-provoking and decidedly different children’s picture book. Lucas’s artwork fleshes out the details beautifully, making this story as vibrant and rich as the Seven Circles when they first appear and begin to flourish. Seven Circles of Light: How They Were Born and What They Became is most highly recommended.