📚A Color of His Own Hardcover – Picture Book, June 13, 2003 with a Dust Cover
Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. Only the chameleon has no color of his own. He is purple like the heather, yellow like a lemon, and even black and orange striped like a tiger! Then one day a chameleon has an idea to remain one color forever by staying on the greenest leaf he can find. But in the autumn, the leaf changes from green to yellow to red . . . and so does the chameleon. When another chameleon suggests they travel together, he learns that companionship is more important than having a color of his own. No matter where he goes with his new friend, they will always be alike.
📚 A Color of His Own follows a chameleon exploring the issues of personal identity, conformity, and the value of friendship. A little chameleon is distressed that he doesn't have a color of his own like other animals. He is very sad because he cannot move around without changing color. Leo Lionni’s story about the color-changing chameleon prompts questions related to the philosophical issues of identity, change, friendship, and well-being. On the chameleon’s quest to find a way to stop changing color, he labels himself as different from the other animals and acts as if this difference is socially unacceptable, thus isolating himself until he can solve his supposed problem. This raises issues of conformity, identity, and personal appearance. The story is a beautiful lesson in how you can love who you are and how if you are different, it’s definitely okay.
📚Did You Know
-Reading to your child can help with behavioral issues
-Reading can greatly help your child develop their imagination.
-Reading is the best way to increase vocabulary and expose your child to more sight words
-Along with improved behavior, reading can help your child control their attention span
-Another benefit to reading is that it can help with your child's emotional development
-A Big physical benefit of reading is brain growth and development. Children who are exposed to reading early on show stronger development in language-related areas in their brains which will be essential for learning in school.
(Information is taken from Read-a-bil-i-ty online with over 20 years of experience are made up of child development professionals, reading specialists, and education experts.
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