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Léon le caméléon

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Léon n'est pas un caméléon comme les autres : il ne peut pas se camoufler. Dès qu'il se tient sur quelque chose, il devient de la couleur opposée. Le pauvre Léon voudrait tellement être comme ses semblables. Mais une mésaventure lui apprendra à être fier d'être unique et si spécial.

 

Leon the chameleon has a problem. When the other little chameleons turn green, yellow or blue --- he turns red, purple or orange! Leon doesn't turn the opposite color on purpose. He just can't help it. Being different makes Leon feel lonely.

One day, the little chameleons go exploring and lose their way. As the parents anxiously search for their little ones, they suddenly spot a speck of color far off in the distance. It's Leon! And thanks to his brilliant hue, the little chameleons are rescued. This time, being different makes Leon feel proud!

Leon the Chameleon is a charming story that also explores the basic elements of color. At the end of the book, a color wheel displays primary colors and their complementary hues.

Original title: Leon the Chameleon

 

About the Author
Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Her books include the Scaredy Squirrel, Chester and Learning With Animals series, Augustine, Leon the Chameleon and Have I Got a Book for You! She lives near Montreal.
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Mélanie Watt écrit en français et en anglais, en plus d'illustrer ses propres livres. La jeune artiste a déjà publié plus de 10 albums aux Éditions Scholastic, dont ceux mettant en vedette Frisson l'écureuil et Chester. L'auteure-illustratrice a remporté plusieurs récompenses, notamment le prix Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon, le prix Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz et le prix Libris. De plus, Frisson l'écureuil se prépare pour Noël lui a valu la 1re position au palmarès Communication- Jeunesse des livres préférés des jeunes en 2013-2014 dans la catégorie Livromagie (5-8 ans). Mélanie habite près de Montréal, au Québec.

 

Mélanie Watt is a talented author-illustrator who has won several prestigious awards for her work, including the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award, the Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Award and the Libris Award. She has published over 10 books with Éditions Scholastic featuring such beloved characters as Frisson l'écureuil and Chester. Most recently, her book Frisson l'écureuil se prépare pour Noël was awarded first position at the Palmarès Communication-Jeunesse in the 5 to 8 years category. Mélanie lives near Montreal where she writes her books both in French and English.

 

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
2 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Reading age:
2 to 5

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