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Chameleons Are Cool

By Martin Jenkins
Illustrated by Sue Shields

One of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read.

Chameleons are grumpy, pocket-sized, swivel-eyed, colour changing, long-tongued sharp-shooters.Chameleons are cool!

  • Extra fact sections at the back of the book as well as author and illustrator biographies and an index
  • Text and illustrations, which support children learning to read
  • Non-fiction readers with boy and reluctant reader appeal

About the author

Martin Jenkins is a children’s author whose work often centres around animals and the environment.A conservation biologist by trade, Martin worked full-time for ten years for World Conservation Monitoring Centre, writing about a range of conservation issues.Since 1990 he has worked freelance for organisations such as WWF and a number of UN bodies concerned with conservation and the environment.He became involved with children’s books when he was asked to advise on Walker Books’ Animals at Risk series. He has written several titles, including Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award and Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back, which was shortlisted for the same award. He has also retold Gulliver's Travels, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal and Don Quixote.

About the illustrator

Sue Shields is a Welsh illustrator. Her works include Gunpowder Guy, and Robbers at the Abbey, and she is a regular contributor to ‘Around the Globe': Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. She works in a variety of styles, and has experience in history-related work and editorial illustration.

ISBN: 9781406318579
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: July 1, 2010
Dimensions: 145 x 210mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $13.99
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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