A lively chapter book by Simon Puttock for Egmont's blue banana series. Smedley the shy chameleon blends in so well that nobody notices him. But bold Sally Skinky sees Smedley's true talent for standing out. Blue bananas are chapter books for children learning to read, suitable for NC Level 2 readers. They are carefully designed educational books for children, supporting their understanding of how to read and develop vocabulary. Blue bananas uses speech bubbles to aid understanding of dialogue and the text encourages children to explore the feelings of characters.
Simon Puttock Simon Puttock lived in New Zealand, Trinidad, Australia, England and Barbados as a child, but now he lives in Edinburgh. He studied English Literature at Newcastle University before becoming a writer. Simon has written several books including "Here I am" Said Smedley, The Baby That Roared and The Little Old Lady who Cried Wolf among others - and he hopes to write many more. Martin Chatterton Martin Chatterton has illustrated over eighty children's books, and written over twenty. He has illustrated the whole Mummies series. He now lives in Australia and spends a lot of time surfing!