When Pantone announced that their color of 2014 would be radiant orchid, all I saw in my mind were children's books. That's one of the side effects of working in a library, I suppose.
Harold and the Purple Crayon was the first book that came to mind.
Then there was Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, which not only tempts us with the color purple, but with alliteration. No, none of these books are radiant orchid, but they do give us the excuse to think about our favorite purple books.
What are yours?