A Color of His Own

Leo Lionni’s classic tale of a chameleon looking for his identity amid a backdrop of simple sponge prints and an ever-changing spectrum of colors has been one of James’ favorite books since he before he was six months old. As he gets older, the book is really getting too simple for him, but he will still pull it off the shelf and look through the lovely pictures on his own. Giggle factor: not applicable. Adult enjoyment: if you like art. Illustrations: four jelly jars.


~ by kaychubbuck on May 28, 2010.

One Response to “A Color of His Own”

  1. […] Emily Gravett‘s Blue Chameleon is, I must admit, rather more like Leo Lionni‘s A Color of His Own than it is like Gravett’s Spells, Meerkat Mail, or other quirky books. But it is a very sweet, extremely short & beautifully illustrated introduction to colors nonetheless. […]

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