chameleon, lived outside under a bush. Since all the
leaves were green, and since Randy never left the
bushes, he had no idea that he could change colors.
One day Mr. Lamont
left his back window open.
Randy was running
through the grass when he spotted it. "What's this? An
open window? I wonder what's inside Mr. Lamont's croft."
Without giving it another thought, Randy ran up the side
of the house and in through the open window. He darted
through the house, looking in each room. He didn't
notice that his skin turned different colors, depending
on where he was. When he went into Mr. Lamont's bedroom,
he saw a coat hanger with ten different ties on it.
"Well, will you look at that. He's got tartan ties, ties
with circles and stripes and even a tie that is pink
with orange and blue squares on it."
The chameleon ran
over to the ties and jumped on the pink one. Just then
he turned and looked at a mirror. He saw his skin
turning pink with orange and blue squares. "Blimey!" He
screeched and jumped to one of tartan ties. "Yikes! I'm
tartan!" He let out a loud shriek and stuck out his
curly tongue. When he leaped to the tie with cirlces and
stripes on it, his skin turned the same design. "Och, I
don't like this at all."
Randy dropped to
the ground and ran back into the kitchen and out the
window. When he reached his bush he panted and clung to
the green leaves. "I will never go inside that house
again. It's haunted!"
A fly flew past
and Randy caught it with his long, sticky tongue.
"Yummy! It's good to be back home."