The Mixed-Up Chameleon
"The Mixed-Up Chameleon" is a captivating picture book from Eric Carle, author-illustrator of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", that teaches young children the key differences between animals and the importance of being yourself. A chameleon's antics with colour, shape and size show what makes each animal different and why it's important to be yourself. Eric Carle is an award-winning and bestselling author-illustrator of books for very young children. His books include the much-loved classic "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", "Rooster's Off to See the World", "Today is Monday", "Draw Me a Star", "The Very Busy Spider" and "The Bad-Tempered Ladybird". His most famous book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has sold over 33 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over 50 different languages; several enhanced editions of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" are available from Puffin.
Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of books for very young children. He was born in New York, but spent his early life in Germany. He returned to the States in his early twenties and worked as a graphic designer for the New York Times. He went on to be the art director of an advertising agency before he began writing and illustrating children's books. Eric lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Barbara. The Carles opened The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Massachusetts in 2002.