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by Leo Lionni
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Growing Up & Facts of Life
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    Leo Lionni
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    Random House (2000)
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    Growing Up & Facts of Life
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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, 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.Colorful illustrations and spare prose make this story of friendship perfect for a board book edition to introduce simple color concepts to toddlers.

To be clear, the story is absolutely darling. This board book printing, however, is not.

As with another recent review, the colors on the copy I received are off and this is a book about colors, so it matters. There seems to be an (extreme) oversaturation of magenta and generally the color mix is off. Everything in the book that is not green, yellow, or black is wrong. Reds look neon, browns look burnt orange, and gray is burgundy. I have an older copy of the book and the colors are accurate so this is definitely a printing issue. Until Amazon runs through (or throws out) their current stock of A Color of His Own board books, I would steer clear.
THis book is very sweet, the ilustrations are so cute and the face of the chameleon is just so irresistible, my students love to hear this short story, is very basic for kindergarten and it doesn't have a lot of text.
A sweet and slightly melancholic book. I would habe given it four stars, but a few of the colors were not very accurate. Are goldfish really red? I would have thought orange.
This is one of our favorite book from Leo Lionni's. The pictures are simple, and the words are very simple, but wow, what a message of love and friendship. I give this book for gifts often, children and adults/wedding.
Such a cute book. Easy to read and has beautiful colors. Finally all I have to say is chameleons.... I love chameleons and can share that love with my son through this book
I have many favorite children's books, and this one is close to the top. A wonderful story about being yourself, and so simply written. My boys loved this so much that my copy got worn out. I have purchased a replacement since then, but now I buy it as a baby gift for my friends, especially the ones having baby boys. Boys seem to really connect with this story, maybe because a lizard is the main character. I recommend this book for every child. It is just wonderful.
I love this book and read it to my students. It teaches us that we're not alone and there are others similar to us. Isn't that a great lesson? I cannot contain the heart-eyes I have for this book. It's a wonderful selection to give to parents to help their kids build personal libraries.
A board book perfect for toddlers that brings together pretty illustrations with a story about individuality and togetherness. You and your child will love "A Color of his own."

This is a story about self-acceptance, self-worth, and touches on our desire to connect with others and the value of friendship. Its also bright, colorful, and a fantastic page-turner for kiddos.