But they had no green. "No green paint!" said Brush and Hush. And they wanted green paint, of course, because nearly every place they liked to go was green.
Green as cats' eyes
Green as grass
By streams of water
Green as glass.
So they tried to make some green paint.
The Color Kittens
A Child's First Book About Colors
By Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen
(c) 1958, 1949 by Golden Press, Inc.