Donovan's Big Day

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Tricycle Press, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 28 pages
26 Reviews
A celebration of same-sex marriage through the eyes of a child.
Donovan's two moms are getting married, and he can't wait for the celebration
to begin. After all, as ringbearer, he has a very important job to do. Any boy or girl
with same-sex parents--or who knows a same-sex couple--will appreciate this
picture book about love, family, and marriage. The story captures the joy and
excitement of a wedding day while the illustrations show the happy occasion from
a child's point of view.
  

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This book had excellent illustrations. - Goodreads
It is very descriptive and enhances writing. - Goodreads
The illustrations are very friendly and sweet. - Goodreads
The illustrations are BEAUTIFUL. - Goodreads
The story was a 3 but the illustrations were a 5. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jonathon James - Goodreads

This book is a touching story about a child and his excitement at his parents getting married. The visuals and the theme of the book are both entertaining and the plot is very relevant for children today. Read full review

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User Review  - Bonnie Chang - Goodreads

This is a great book about gay marriage. Students should realize that there can be more than one kind of respectable marriage, there can be marriage between man and woman, woman and woman, and men and ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

LESLÉA NEWMAN has written over 20 books for children including the best seller Heather Has Two Mommies. She has received many literary awards and is currently the Poet Laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts.

MIKE DUTTON has worked on children's books, comics, coloring books, landscape paintings, and video game art. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Alex, and their cat, Raven. He is an active blogger.

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