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A Colour Of His Own [自己的颜色]
A Colour Of His Own [自己的颜色]A Colour Of His Own [自己的颜色]A Colour Of His Own [自己的颜色]
A Colour Of His Own [自己的颜色]
A Colour Of His Own [自己的颜色]
Product Code: A207
Price: S$9.90
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Description

A Colour Of His Own is an English original, written and illustrated by Leo Lionni, an award-winning author who has passed on in 1999 at the age of 89. This is the Chinese translated version. 

The Story

As we all know, chameleon changes colour according to its surrounding. However, this unique trait makes one chameleon very unhappy, because unlike all the other animals, he has no colour of his own. One day, he meets another chameleon and they decide to stay together. Even if they have no colour of their own, they will alway have same colour. 

This would be an excellent book to teach kids about colours. Parents can teach their kid about primary and secondary colours as well as colour blending.  For older children, parents can explain how nature enables different animals to survive. For example, a chameleon changes colour to camouflage and hide itself from its predators, etc. Parents can also teach their child to be happy with who they are.

This book is in hard cover. Simplified chinese. There are no hanyu pinyin. For reading to the child, this book may suit children of 2 years old and above. For self read, we would recommend this book for children above 5. 

If you like Leo Lionni's style of writing, you may like to check out Little Yellow and Little Blue. 
 
About the Author
 
Leo Lionni has earned worldwide popularity as the author and illustrator of more than thirty children's books, many of them translated into numerous languages. He received the American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal in 1984, and was a four-time winner of the prestigious Caldecott Honor Book award. Hailed as "a master of the simple fable" by Chicago Tribune, he died in 1999 at the age of 89.

Additional Information

For parents who are interested in the English version of this storybook, you can get it here. 

A Colour Of His Own (English) (Hard Cover)

A Colour Of His Own (English) (Soft Cover)

A Colour Of His Own (English) (Board Book)

 

 

Description in Chinese

   变色龙很苦恼,因为他没有自己的颜色,他总是走到哪儿,颜色就变成什么样。有一天,他遇见了另外一只变色龙,他们约定:既然改变不了现实的条件,就一起改变身上的颜色。从此以后,两只变色龙过上了快乐而满足的生活……



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