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
Still a better love story than Twilight. - Goodreads
Lovely little story with beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
I love how the illustrations aren't cartoonish at all. - Goodreads
A little disappointed in the ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Amy Adams - Goodreads

This picture book has entered my top five children's books of all time. The illustrations are adorable. They depict real animals in a way that is at the same time realistic and cartoon-like. It makes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katie Champion - Goodreads

I thought this was a very cute and charming book along with all of the pictures. Now having people not like this book because they think it represents same sex marriage and adoption. To me this is ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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.

Peter Parnell is the co-author, with Justin Richardson, of And Tango Makes Three.  Peter 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 televison 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.

Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell are the authors of the award winning picture book And Tango Makes Three.  Richardson is a psychiatrist on the faculty of Columbia and Cornell.  Parnell is a playwright whose plays have been produced on and Off-Broadway.  They live in New York City with their daughter, Gemma.

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