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Books with title A Color of His Own

  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Board book (Random House, Aug. 16, 2000)
    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.
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Paperback (Dragonfly Books, Jan. 1, 1997)
    The classic story about searching for somewhere to belong, from four-time Caldecott honor winner Leo Lionni.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.
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Hardcover (Knopf Books for Young Readers, June 13, 2006)
    The classic story about searching for somewhere to belong, from four-time Caldecott honor winner Leo Lionni.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.
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    eBook (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Sept. 28, 2011)
    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.Now available as an eBook.
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  • A Color of His Own:

    Leo Lionni

    Board book (Knopf Books for Young Readers, Jan. 12, 2016)
    Introducing a Spanish/English bilingual board book edition of Leo Lionni's beloved classic! Elephants are gray. Pigs are pink. All animals have a color of their own—except for chameleons. They change color wherever they go! This colorful tale of true friends is now available as a dual-language board book, bringing Leo Lionni's beloved story to life in both Spanish and English for the youngest child. Los elefantes son grises. Los cerdos son rosados. Todos los animales tienen su propio color, menos los camaleones. ¡Cambian de color dondequiera que van! Esta colorida historia sobre la amistad, ahora disponible en una edición bilingüe, da nueva vida a esta tierna historia de Leo Lionni, para que los más pequeños puedan disfrutar tanto en español como en inglés.
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Unknown Binding (Knopf Books for Young Readers, March 15, 1762)
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Paperback (Scholastic, Aug. 16, 2003)
    In this charming story 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 colour. Because he wants to have a color of his own so badly, he finds the greenest leaf and decides to stay there forever. This works until the seasons start to change, and the leaf turns to yellow and then to red. Finally, he finds another chameleon who suggests that they travel together and they set off on a new life of adventure.
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  • A Crow of His Own

    Megan Dowd Lambert, David Hyde Costello

    Hardcover (Charlesbridge, April 14, 2015)
    Clyde is the new rooster at Sunrise Farm. But he’s having trouble fitting in and replacing Larry—the beloved rooster whose wake-up calls were legendary. The cow, the gaggle of hens, and the sheep reminisce about Larry while poor Clyde fails to croon the farmyard awake with the same finesse. Clyde attempts to win over the farm by wearing an elaborate costume and putting on a show like Larry was known to do, but in the end, Clyde realizes that imitating Larry is not the way to succeed.Awards SELECTION 2016 - Cooperative Children's Book Center ChoicesSELECTION 2016 - Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the YearHONOR 2016 - Ezra Jack Keats Book Award
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni, William Gugala Hirtz, Barbara Rosenblat

    Audio Cassette (Scholastic, Aug. 16, 1994)
    Scholastic read-along cassette with turn-the-page signals to accompany A Color of His Own. Written and illustrated by Leo Lionni. Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat. Music composed by William Gugala Hirtz. Produced by Hirtz Music Construction. Playing Time 5:15.
  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Paperback (Scholastic, Aug. 16, 1975)
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  • A Color of His Own

    Leo Lionni

    Paperback (Scholastic, Aug. 16, 2010)
    Dimensions: 15.5 by 19 inches Pages: 38 Fountas & Pinnell Reading Level: I
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  • A Crow of His Own

    Megan Dowd Lambert, David Hyde Costello

    Paperback (Charlesbridge, Feb. 5, 2019)
    Clyde is the new rooster at Sunrise Farm. But he’s having trouble fitting in and replacing Larry—the beloved rooster whose wake-up calls were legendary. The cow, the gaggle of hens, and the sheep reminisce about Larry while poor Clyde fails to croon the farmyard awake with the same finesse. Clyde attempts to win over the farm by wearing an elaborate costume and putting on a show like Larry was known to do, but in the end, Clyde realizes that imitating Larry is not the way to succeed.Awards SELECTION 2016 - Cooperative Children's Book Center ChoicesSELECTION 2016 - Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the YearHONOR 2016 - Ezra Jack Keats Book Award
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