A Lizard's Tale
Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780618714582, 150pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2006
But not all that glitters is gold, and Holbrook soon finds himself trapped in a frightening world he didn t know existed. His only chance at escape is to rely on the few tools at his disposal imagination, courage, and newfound friends.
Hilarious black-and-white drawings illustrate the zany cast of characters in this charming story about a lizard's desire to show his true colors. Author's note.
"A fun adventure that will capture the imagination of beginning chapter-book readers." School Library Journal
"The story moves along quickly, enlivened by dramatic situations, dry wit, and dynamic full-page illustrations. An enjoyable romp." Booklist, ALA
"Carter's black-and-white pencil and wash illustrations...offer humorous caricatures of the anthropomorphized animals." Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"His engaging adventures make Holbrook a likable, courageous hero." Horn Book Guide