Su Propio Color
Su color cambia según donde esté. Se vuelve rojo con las hojas del otoño y negro durante las largas y oscuras noches de invierno.
Pero un dí, al llegar la primavera, en medio de la hierba verde, encuentra una excelente solución. (Y un amigo muy bueno).
I like this book for young children as I think it has valuable lessons in it. It can be used with a key stage one class to get them talking about identity in addition to this is r...more
The story can be used to teach children about cham...more
I gave this book 4 stars beca...more
It starts off telling us colors of different animals and how animals have their own color.
Then we meet the chameleon. And learn that they change colors a lot.
But this chameleon decides that he wants to be his own color too. (Basically he doesn't like the fact that he changes colors based on his surroundings.)
So he decides to chill on a leaf so he can remain green.
But he doesn't take into account that colors of leaves change with the seasons. So he changes too.
Every animal has a color of its own. "Parrots are green, elephants are gray, pigs are pink." But chameleons change color wherever they go. "On lemons they are yellow. In the heather they are purple." One chameleon is not pleased with his changeable appearance. He thinks, "If I remain on a leaf, I shall be green forever, and so I too will have a color of my own." Of course, what he doesn't take into account is the changes wrought by autumn, and soon the green chameleon is yellow,...more
2. A book review from Barnes and Noble said, "Author-illustrator Leo Lionni is well known for his use of colorful and imaginative watercolor storybooks. A Color of His Own, now in this convenient board book, does not disappoint. In the true style of a master storyteller, Lionni presents a very cute chameleon with a distressing problem... When he befriends another chameleon, he realizes they will always be the same color if they stick together. This newfound friendship is far more mea...more
Setting: Anywhere Outside
POV: 3rd Person
In this short story, every animal has a color of its own. “Parrots are green, elephants are gray, pigs are pink.” The only thing is that chameleon changes colors wherever he goes. “On lemons they are yellow… in the heather they are purple…” Because chameleon wants to be like everyone else with their own personal color he decides to remain in a leaf forever. Unfortunately, as seasons change, so does his color. In his long s...more
Here is my issue with the book: the illustrations. While I like the style of the art, the colors themselves make me scratch my head. The goldfish is red (even the text says a goldfish is red), and the lemon is pretty green. (A classroom of presch...more
I like encouraging the children to participate. I let them finish the sentences that ended in a "color" word. Parrots are ___________ (green, in this case), fish are ___________(red, in this...more
A chameleon searches for his own color, as the other animals have their own color. After trying out different colors, the chameleon finds another chameleon and explains his problem. As friends, they change colors together.
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