Cover illustration by Shannon Bergin.
When Connie gets a letter from the dad she thought was dead, she sets out to discover why he left her, eight years ago, sitting in an airport café with only her pet chameleon for company.
Since then she’s lived with her foster mum, a cleaner at the airport, and dreams of seeing her dad again.
With her new friend, a fearless, fossil-hunting boy called Thyo, she tracks her dad down. But as he reveals his true colours, Connie starts to wonder if she’s made the biggest mistake of her life.
‘A funny, thrilling story about trust, truth, the real meaning of family … and chameleons.’
‘Full of heart and feeling, intriguing and entertaining, fun and fantastic…this really is a fabulous summer read! Fallen Star Stories.’ Full review here.
‘Funny, heartfelt and fabulous.’ – Read & Reviewed. Full review here.
‘I was instantly hooked by this book and read the whole book in one evening … Debbie Thomas immediately draws you in through her fantastic descriptions … The book would be an excellent whole class read.’ Full review https://justimagine.co.uk/review/chameleon-dad/
‘A funny, exciting and gripping adventure’. RTE Guide