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Leon The Chameleon. (Fiction).

Watt, Melanie LEON THE CHAMELEON. Il. by au thor. ISBN 1-55074-867-X. Toronto, Canada: Kids Can Press Ltd., 2001. Unp. $14.95. Being different can make you feel lonely or proud. Everything depends on how you view yourself. Leon is embarrassed to be different, so he hides from the other little chameleons. Leon's problem is that he changes to the "opposite" color of what he should. One day, he secretly follows the others out of the forest. When Leon's "opposite" color helps the parents locate and rescue all the lost little chameleons, he is a hero. Beautiful, vivid, colorful illustrations enhance the text. Ages 3-6.--L.F.
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Date:Dec 22, 2001
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