And Tango Makes Three

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Simon and Schuster, 2007 - Central Park (New York, N.Y.) - 32 pages
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Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin couples at the zoo - they bow to each other, walk together and swim together. But Roy and Silo are a little bit different - they're both boys.

Then, one day, when Mr Gramzay the zookeeper finds them trying to hatch astone, he realises that it may be time for Roy and Silo to become parents for real.

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User Review  - cabaty - LibraryThing

The story of two penguins falling in love and taking care of an adopted egg, everything in the story tugs at the heart in the best ways. "Tango" is a lovingly crafted tale that shows family can be found in many places. Read full review

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User Review  - aehunter - LibraryThing

This book tells the story of two penguins that fall in love. Roy and Silo lived just as any other penguin couple holding hans, swimming, and walking together, but they couldn't have a penguin baby ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Justin Richardson is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Columbia and a practicing psychiatrist who lectures regularly on teens and sexuality both nationally and to the parents of New York City's finest private schools. He founded the center for gay and lesbian mental health at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital. He resides in New York City.

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 The Leprechaun's Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards, Little Bo by Julie Andrews, and On Meadow Street, which he wrote. His first novel was A Nest for Celeste.

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