And Tango Makes Three (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 16, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In the zoo there are all kinds of animal families. But Tango's family is not like any of the others.

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Easy to read with nice graphics. - Goodreads
Yay for ending bigotry in children's books! - Goodreads
Such adorable illustrations! - Goodreads
I love how the illustrations aren't cartoonish at all. - Goodreads
Good intro to same sex relationships. - Goodreads
And the pictures are truly darling. - Goodreads

Review: And Tango Makes Three

User Review  - Melle - Goodreads

Ack! How have I not read this until now?! Based on the true story of Central Park Zoo's Roy and Silo and their chick Tango, this is a sweet, inclusive, gentle, and quiet story about families. Perfect ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I know that people like this book, but I do not. I also know that it is a true story, but it starts with discussing borderline appropriateness and then it seems as if it pushes and even encourages those things. Others can like it and that is fine, but it will not be going past my front door. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Justin Richardson, MD, is the coauthor, with Peter Parnell, of the award-winning picture book And Tango Makes Three. Dr. Richardson is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia and Cornell and the coauthor of Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid They’d Ask). Dr. Richardson and his advice have been featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, on the Today show and NPR’s Morning Edition, and in numerous magazines. Dr. Richardson lectures to parents and teachers on parenting and the sexual development of children.

Peter Parnell is the coauthor, with Justin Richardson, of And Tango Makes Three. He is a playwright whose plays have been produced at the Public Theater and Playwrights Horizons in New York City, the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and the Seattle Repertory Company, among others. His play QED was produced on Broadway. He has written extensively for television as a producer for both The West Wing and The Guardian; he has also written episodes of Maurice Sendak’s series Little Bear. He lives in New York City.

Henry Cole has illustrated more than fifty books for children, including And Tango Makes Three, Oink?, and Little Bo in France. A former elementary school teacher, he now writes and paints full time.

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